Nutional Benefits2021-06-22T13:38:49+02:00

News & Nutritional Benefits of Strawberries

Strawberry farming in South Africa

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  It is only during the past 50-odd years that strawberries are commercially produced in South Africa. The South African Strawberry Growers Association was established in 1972, providing members a supportive platform where issues can be address and tips can

History of strawberries and cream

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Mention the delightful dish, strawberries and cream, and the spectacular yearly Wimbledon Tennis Tournament hosted in summery London springs to mind. But how did this lovely English dessert become a firm tradition? The story goes that the winning combination of

E-i-g-h-t a day

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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

Songs referencing strawberries

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Throughout the ages, music is riddled with references to the delicious strawberry. Here are 12 popular examples:  Strawberry Sweet by G16 & Boyblanck Strawberry Sweet is a popular hip-hop song by G16 & Boyblanck, released in 2020. Lyrics Strawberry sweet

Paintings of strawberries

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Throughout history, strawberries have been a popular and vibrant focus on various paintings – a perfect object for a still life! Here are a few examples by famous artists. Katsushika Hokusai - Swallow and Begonia and Strawberry Pie, 1834 Katsushika

Cancer prevention and the role that strawberries can play

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Cancer is a disease characterized by uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells. Cancer formation and spread is often linked to oxidative stress and chronic inflammation. Strawberries are among the top 20 fruits in antioxidant capacity and are a good source of

Regulate your blood sugar levels with strawberries

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When carbs are digested, starches and sugars are broken down both mechanically (through chewing) and chemically (by enzymes) into simple sugars like glucose, fructose, and/or galactose, which are then releases into your bloodstream. Your body then starts secreting insulin, which