The Department of Science and Technology (DoST) stated that strawberries are one of the many fruits that can help fight against cancer. The fruit contains phytonutrients and antioxidants that fight free radicals which convert chemicals that harm cells and contribute to certain kinds of cancer. Strawberries are mixed in cakes, ice cream, juices, creams, and other cold desserts. Strawberries are rich in Vitamin C. A cup of these juicy fruit is equivalent to 140% of our required everyday dosage of Vitamin C.
A research lifted from the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, Vitamin C from fresh fruits and vegetables can lessen the risk of developing polyarthritis or the inflammation of the joints. Those people who consume low amount of Vitamin C are more prone to inflammatory polyarthritis. Eating strawberries can avoid the turn down of motor and cognitive skills related to Alzheimer’s disease, this can also lower the occurrence of gout, provides steady blood glucose, defends against macular degeneration, helps to heal wound faster, diminish wrinkles, lessen varicose veins, toughen the gums, and dissolves gallstones. Strawberries must be refrigerated, its freshness can last to 3-4 days. [via mb.com.ph]