Strawberry – strongest Antioxidant, protects Arteries

Bad influence of Free Radicals is manifested in their process of oxidation of Lipoproteins (which allow fats to move through the blood system). If the process of oxidation is not prevented, it will result in formation of deposits of cholesterol on artery walls and arteriosclerosis. The Strawberry as the strongest antioxidant among fruits neutralizes the influence of free radicals thus protecting the Arteries.

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This influence of the strawberry is because of its high content of vitamin C, bioflavonoids (vitamin P) and other phytochemicals. Strawberries increase Urine production and facilitate the elimination of uric acid due to its alkalizing characteristics.

The high content of fibers makes the strawberry an excellent mean for improving the function of the intestines and preventing constipation. If the body is contaminated, the consumption of greater quantities of strawberries may cause allergy in form of itching and rash on the Skin due to the content of salicylic acid in strawberries.

NUTRITION VALUE IN 100 grams(0.22 lbs) OF RAW EATING PART
Energy 30 kcal Proteins 0.61 g
Carbohydrate 4.72 g Dietary Fiber 2.30 g
Vitamin A 3.0 µg Vitamin B1 0.020 mg
Vitamin B2 0.066 mg Vitamin B3 0.347 mg
Vitamin B6 0.059 mg Vitamin B9 17.7 µg
Vitamin C 56.7 mg Vitamin E 0.140 mg
Sodium 1.0 mg Calcium 14.0 mg
Phosphor 19.0 mg Magnesium 10.0 mg
Iron 0.380 mg Potassium 166 mg
Zinc 0.130 mg Total Fat 0.370 g
Saturated Fat 0.020 g Cholesterol 0