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From Promoting Weight Loss To Controlling Diabetes, Know Many Benefits Of Strawberries

One of the most loved and delicious fruits, strawberry comes with some amazing benefits. Here’s why you should more of this fruit. 
Published -19 Sep 2018, 12:11 ISTUpdated -06 May 2020, 14:23 IST
amazing health benefits of strawberries

One of the most loved and delicious fruits, strawberry comes with some amazing benefits. Loaded with antioxidants and vitamin C, they are great superfood! People around the world love strawberries due to its beautiful red colour, fresh aroma and juicy texture. Did you know strawberries are wholesome and from making your skin glow it also helps in maintaining your heart health? The benefits listed here will make you start eating strawberries right away:

Makes Your Heart Healthy 

benefits of strawberries

A lot of studies suggest that eating strawberries helps in improving your cardiovascular health. Strawberries have a high content of anthocyanins which maintains your blood pressure, cholesterol and reduces inflammation and oxidative stress. This further promotes the blood flow in the body and protects the arteries. Eating strawberries helps you reduce the risk of heart attacks. 

Promotes Weight Loss

If you want to binge on something delicious, go for strawberries. They are delicious, low in calories and this makes them your guilt-free snack! Also, they are rich in antioxidants and ellagic acid which makes them a great food for losing weight. Strawberries have anti-inflammatory properties which make it restore the functioning of weight-reducing hormones in the body. When you are on your diet and can't snack on something sweet, strawberries are your best friends! They are low in sugar and still satisfy your sweet cravings.

Improves Your Immunity

strawberry benefits

Rich source of vitamin C, strawberries boost your immunity and increase your body's abilities to fight against common diseases. According to studies, vitamin C helps in improving the immune system of the body. Consuming strawberries regularly helps you fight common health problems like asthma. 

Controls Sugar Levels

Strawberries are the perfect option to satisfy the sugar cravings if you are a diabetic. The fruit has ellagic acid, fiber, and antioxidants which slows down the digestion process of high starch foods which doesn't lead to a spike in the blood sugar level of the body. Eating strawberries will help you regulate the blood sugar level of your body. 

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Helps You Fight Cancer

Because of being a good source of vitamin C, strawberries are known to protect you from different cancers. They have anti-cancer properties which protect you from the risk of skin, lung and breast cancer. The ellagic acid present in strawberries acts as an anticancer agent and reduces the production of cancer cells in the body. 

Improve Eyesight 

health benefits of strawberries

Yes, according to a lot of studies, strawberries have vitamin C which promotes the working of your retinal cells. Eating strawberries also prevent a lot of eye problems like cataract, and other eye diseases. The antioxidants present in strawberries help you maintain your eye health

Keeps Your Teeth Healthy

Strawberries are great for your teeth. They contain malic acid and can be used to whiten your teeth or removing teeth discolouration. You can use strawberry pulp with baking soda on your teeth to achieve healthy and white teeth. Make sure you don't overdo the use of this paste as it can damage your teeth enamel. 

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