Strawberries, Scientifically known as Fragaria ananassa. They are bright red in colour have a juicy texture, a characteristic aroma, and a sweet flavour. They are very nutrient for health. They very rich in antioxidants and plant compounds, and may have benefits for heart health and blood sugar control.
Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin and Minerals.
The most abundant vitamins and minerals in strawberries are listed below.
* Vitamin C: They are an excellent source of vitamin C, an antioxidant that is important for the immune system and skin health.
* Manganese: Frequently found in high amounts in whole grains, legumes, fruits and vegetables, this trace element is important for many processes in the body.
* Folate (B9): One of the B-vitamins, important for normal tissue growth and cell function. Folate is particularly important for pregnant women and the elderly.
* Potassium: A mineral that is involved in many essential body functions, such as regulating blood pressure.
To a lesser extent, strawberries also contain iron, copper, magnesium, phosphorus, vitamin B6, vitamin K and vitamin E.