Even though strawberries are so good that we are tempted to eat buckets-full at a time, the recommended daily amount eight. The benefits include potentially improved heart and brain health, reduced risk of some cancers, and better management of type two diabetes.

These eight strawberries basically contain all the Vitamin C you need for the day. It will also assist in keeping your blood pressure controlled, support your eye health, and will keep you regular.

When you’re looking for a healthy snack, think strawberries. Not only are they low in sugar and high in Vitamin C, they also contain fibre, folate, and potassium. This healthy berry grows abundantly year-round in California because of the sunny days and cool nights along the coast.

Strawberries are so versatile and can be enjoyed as a snack or added to any meal. For great ideas on how to include more strawberries into your day, see the many recipes on this site.

Be good to yourself and eat your eight today.