5 Reasons to Eat Strawberries

5 Reasons to Eat Strawberries

Did you know that the little strawberry is one of the healthiest and most nutritious fruits there is? They are also a favorite summer time snack! 

Here are five healthy reasons to eat strawberries. 

1- Strawberries Boost Your Immune System – One serving of strawberries contains over 51mg of vitamin C!

2- Strawberries Support Healthy Digestion – Strawberries are high in fiber which is important for moving food through your digestive system.

3 – Strawberries Support a Healthy Heart – Studies have shown that fiber, particularly soluble fiber, (like the kind you find in strawberries) can help lower LDL or “bad cholesterol”

4 – They are a great Anti-Aging fruit – Studies have linked strawberries to better neurological health and they even reduce inflammation because of their ability to fight free radical damage in the body.

5 – Strawberries are good for you eyes- Recent studies have shown that consuming three or more servings of strawberries or other fruits can reduce your risk of developing macular degeneration.

When you’re thinking about a healthy snack this summer grab some strawberries. They do a body berry good! 


3 thoughts on “5 Reasons to Eat Strawberries

  1. Great article! I eat strawberries and other berries nearly every day. They’re truly one of the best foods for keeping your brain healthy and reducing the risk of dementia. Thanks for posting!

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