The heart-shaped silhouette of the strawberry is the first clue that this fruit is good for you. These potent little packages protect your heart, increase HDL (good) cholesterol, lower your blood pressure, and guard against cancer.
Packed with Goodness
Packed with vitamins, fiber, and particularly high levels of antioxidants known as polyphenols, strawberries are a sodium-free, fat-free, cholesterol-free, low-calorie food. They are among the top 20 fruits in antioxidant capacity and are a good source of manganese and potassium. Just one serving – about eight strawberries – provides more vitamin C than an orange.
Looking for a fun way to expand your culinary skills? Look no further! Strawberries can be used in many different ways and we have just the ideas you’ve been looking for!
Ingredients 1 Slice oat bread (rye or wholegrain) 2 Slices haloumi Butter Lemon slices Fresh strawberries, sliced To serve Red spring onion Lemon zest Method : Fry the haloumi in butter and lemon juice until
Ever wondered why strawberries and cream is served at Wimbledon tennis tournaments? The winning combination of strawberries and cream was introduced in 1509 by Thomas Wolsey – an English statesman and Catholic Bishop – also
Ingredients Strawberry filling 250 g Fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced into quarters 250 g Fresh blueberries 100-125 ml Granulated sugar 3 tbsp Corn flour 30 ml Lemon zest 10 ml Fresh lemon juice 1x Egg
This member of the rose family isn’t really a fruit or a berry but the enlarged receptacle of the flower. Choose medium-sized berries that are firm, plump, and deep red; once picked, they don’t ripen further. First cultivated in ancient Rome, strawberries are now the most popular berry fruit in the world. In provincial France, they were regarded as an aphrodisiac. These red gems may be good for your heart in more ways than one.
Not only are strawberries delicious to eat, but they also come packet with goodness for you and your family. Browse through or Nutritional Benefits blog, and find even more reasons to make strawberries part of your daily intake!
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
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
Our much love and brightly coloured strawberries may be one of the top fruit sources of dietary nitrates. The body also produces nitrates which are secreted into saliva, but roughly 80% are dietary nitrates from
Strawberries are loved across the world, and for good reason too. Today we share some interesting facts about these juicy little fruits to broaden your strawberry knowledge. You never know when these may come in