STRAWBERRIES For Weight Loss
Strawberries are a worldwide favourite, especially with cream Strawberries contain vitamin P, also known as rutin. It is a valuable blood thinner and it increases the strength of blood vessels, plus it promotes circulation. Fresh strawberries eaten regularly will promote reduced blood pressure and improved eyesight and possibly prevent the development of glaucoma.
Strawberries are a good food for the blood due to the fair iron content (lmg), plus the sulphur content promotes blood cleansing, while the manganese content (0.28mg) plus copper (0.37mg) helps build blood cells. Strawberries, with their good silicon content in combination with the sulphur content and the excellent vitamin C (57mg), are a skin and beauty treatment and for the price of one facial, you can purchase about 20 punnets of the delightful red berries! Strawberries are full of antioxidants such as anthocyanins that give the bright red colour. They protect body cells by preventing oxygen damage. Strawberries are an anti-inflammatory due to the ability of the phenols such as anthocyanin and ellagitannins to reduce the activity of enzymes that cause inflammation.
Strawberries also supply vitamins K and F, potassium (153mg) and folate (24mcg). A regular intake of strawberries will do wonders for the skin and eyes plus strengthen and protect the immune system and help to make some of the millions of blood cells. Strawberries are ready for your next transfusion!
NOTE: d.v. refers to the daily value for women 25-50 years, refer to RDI chart for adult male and child values.
GLYCEMIC CALORIES – total: 18 kcal. per 100 grams
INDEX: 38 Calories from: Carb: 14 Protein: 2 Fat: 2