Sunday, January 2, 2011

Strawberries health facts

Strawberry is an accessory fruit. The fleshy part is derived not from the ovaries but from the peg at the bottom of the hypanthia that held the ovaries. It is greenish-white as it develops and in most species turns red when ripe. The rosette growth of the plants is a well-known characteristic. The leaves typically have three leaflets, but the number of leaflets may be five or one.

Strawberries health facts:

  • Strawberries (red fruit) relieve in memory function
  • Strawberries help to keep your heart healthy
  • Strawberries are rich in vitamin C and fiber. Hence helps to keep the immune system healthy and helps food move through the intestine
  • It’s a nutritional snack to eat
  • Strawberries help to hold bones together and helps heal cuts
  • The fruit helps keep your teeth and gums healthy

Reasons to Eat Strawberries: 

  • 140 percent of the recommended Daily Value for Vitamin C
  • Rich in fiber, making it a good source of carbohydrates
  • Rich in potassium and large banana
  • Includes antioxidants and essential minerals like calcium and iron

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