It’s difficult to resist a perfectly ripe, juicy, and home-grown strawberry, right? These home-grown strawberries are way too delicious, sweet, and juicy. Apart from their delicious taste, strawberries offer an abundance of health and wellness benefits. It’s a great source of fiber and Vitamin C.
It has various health benefits- improves immune functioning, lowers blood pressure, promotes healthy eyesight, regulates blood sugar, fights cholesterol, and many more.
Let’s get a little deep into these health benefits:
- A Rich source of antioxidants
Anti-oxidant-rich foods are important to help protect your cells against the effects of free radicals, harmful molecules produced from pollution, sunlight, and smoke. Strawberries are a rich source of antioxidants.
2. Protect the Heart
The antioxidants and polyphenol present in the strawberries make them the ideal fruit to protect the heart from ailments. Strawberries also help reduce the formation of blood clots that are linked to stroke.
3. Regulate Blood Sugar Levels
Strawberries contain ellagic acid along with antioxidants which help in slowing down the digestion of starchy foods. A such it controls the rise in blood sugar level after having a starchy food. The fiber in strawberries also help in regulating blood sugar levels.
4. Prevents Cancer
Strawberries are exceptionally good sources of Vitamin C and Fiber, both of which have been found to protect from cancer. The ellagic acid present in strawberries acts as an antioxidant and slows down the production of cancer cells and destroy certain types of carcinogens.
5. Healthy Skin
Strawberries help in eliminating dead skin and cleanses the skin in the process. It also helps in reducing hyperpigmentation, wrinkles, and prevent acne. Strawberries also improve your complexion, protect you from UV radiation, tone, and soothes your skin. As strawberries are rich in Vitamin C, these keep your skin healthy and glowing.
Strawberries are the world’s most popular berries with lots of health benefits. And this is the reason you mi=ust include them in your diet.