Strawberries can aid with weight loss

By |2021-12-29T13:38:20+02:00Jan 4th, 2022|Interesting Anecdotes, Weight loss|

Strawberries are known to be very healthy and contains very little sugar and is high in fibre. All factors that contribute to keeping blood sugar levels regulated and assist in weight loss. Another weight loss benefit that few people know of, is in the beautiful red colour of the fruit. The colour is a result

Strawberry tea helps to boost digestion

By |2021-12-21T11:26:26+02:00Dec 21st, 2021|Interesting Anecdotes, Nutritional Benefits|

A healthy digestion plays a crucial role in weight loss and the fibre in strawberry fruit can aid sluggish bowel. Poor digestion can lead to weight gain, as we are not able to absorb and assimilate our nutrients properly. Moreover, it may not be able to eliminate waste from our body efficiently either. This could

What is the true origin of the strawberry shortcake?

By |2021-09-07T11:12:30+02:00Sep 7th, 2021|Dessert, Interesting Anecdotes, Nutritional Benefits|

Well, summer is on the way. Bringing with it strawberry season and delectable strawberry shortcake! Strawberry shortcake can take on many forms, it can be a scone-like cake, a sponge or a thin biscuit with lots and lots of whipped cream. Strawberries were first cultivated by the Romans around 200 BC but what about the

Young at heart with strawberries

By |2021-08-13T11:08:42+02:00Aug 31st, 2021|Interesting Anecdotes, Nutritional Benefits|

Endothelium is a thin membrane that lines the inside of the heart and blood vessels. Endothelial cells release substances that control vascular relaxation and contraction of the heart, veins and arteries, playing a major role in blood flow and blood pressure regulation. It also contains enzymes that control blood clotting, immune function and wound healing.

Strawberries promote eye care

By |2021-08-13T10:44:59+02:00Aug 24th, 2021|Interesting Anecdotes, Nutritional Benefits, Vitamin C|

The Vitamin C found in strawberry is good for the eye health, especially in children. Another reason why strawberries are the perfect snack, or addition to their diets. The vitamin C protects kids eyes from the free radicals of nature, which are the most important reason for almost all problems related to the eyes.  In

Strawberries help keep the mind sharp as we age

By |2021-08-13T10:20:38+02:00Aug 17th, 2021|Interesting Anecdotes, News, Nutritional Benefits|

As we age, our brain can experience changes that result in impairments in remembering, learning new things, and concentrating. Even making decisions that affect our daily lives can become a challenge. These impairments are due to diminished hormones and proteins that protect and repair brain cells daily.  We can also lose agility and balance which

Strawberries – the myths busted, and truths revealed

By |2021-08-11T10:53:43+02:00Aug 11th, 2021|Interesting Anecdotes, News, Nutritional Benefits|

Are you wondering how to tell the truths from the myths regarding strawberries? Allow us to share some of the most common myths, and the real truths behind them. Myth: Strawberries are best picked just before ripening making them last longer as they will ripen while standing Truth: Strawberries are non-climacteric fruit. This means they

Strawberries and your iron levels

By |2021-07-21T13:48:31+02:00Jul 20th, 2021|News, Nutritional Benefits, Vitamin C|

If you follow a vegetarian or vegan diet you probably know how difficult it is to maintain iron levels. Children, adolescents and women of reproductive age, particularly during pregnancy, are most at risk of iron deficiency. Anemia (iron deficiency) occurs when your body does not have enough iron to produce hemoglobin – the part of