Strawberries are an excellent addition to a healthy diet. They are low in calories, delicious, and are associated with a reduced risk of many chronic diseases!

How can including strawberries in your diet change your health? Here are just a few reasons to consume these delicious berries!

Strawberries …

  1. Promote weight loss by stimulating metabolism and reducing appetite.
  2. Are non-fat and low in calories (1 cup = 50 calories)
  3. Improve regularity with over 13% of the RDA of dietary fiber
  4. Improve the immune system
  5. Reduce the signs of premature aging
  6. Improve heart health
  7. Lower blood sugar levels
  8. Help prevent cancer
  9. Are very rich in antioxidants
  10. Protects the body from cell-damaging free radicals
  11. Help control blood sugar
  12. Are an excellent source of vitamin C
  13. Contain manganese, a trace mineral
  14. Contain decent amounts of folate (vitamin B9)
  15. Good source of potassium

With all of these benefits, who wouldn’t want to bite into a sweet, juicy strawberry?