Let us know the benefits of our very humble strawberries

What else could be more delicious than strawberries? They are easy to grow and pick when ripe. Yet, unlike other fruits they won’t continue to ripen after they are picked. Strawberries are often used in sweet stuffs such as jams, cakes, jellies and the list is unending. Other than being the sweet tasty snack, they have health benefits. Following are the health benefits of strawberries.

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Strawberries as anti-aging products

Constituents of strawberries include; vitamin C, iron, biotin, fiber and antioxidants. Vitamin C and antioxidants are preventive anti-aging products. They protect human body cells from free radical damage and inflammation that courses early aging. When you have been exposed to the sun for a while, the skin suffers from sun burns. Intake of vitamin C aids to protect the skin as in this case. Moreover, the above mentioned supplements are essential such that they facilitate new cell growth. Thus, for a supple skin stick to strawberries since they serve as the best natural anti-aging product.

Strawberries promotes eye health

Do you know that the presence of antioxidants in strawberries helps to counteract cataracts? Cataract is the clouding that covers the eye lens. It is associated with the aging population and might cause blindness. Additionally, vitamin C is vital as it protects human from being exposed to free radicals. They are sourced from the sun, particularly the UV rays. Otherwise, protein found in the eye lens would be a subject of destruction. Other than that, vitamin C from strawberries aids, to strengthen the eye’s retina and cornea.

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