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!