Fresh strawberries are abundant in the Springtime, and one big strawberry only sets you back six calories. A cupful is about 30 calories. Besides keeping your figure sleek on the outside, strawberries work wonders internally. Scientific studies show that eating strawberries has potential health benefits in fighting against cancer, aging, inflammation and neurological diseases.
Berries are an excellent source of vitamin-C and a powerful natural antioxidant. This gives your body resistance against infections and neutralizes free radicals (which cause aging).
Strawberries are rich in B-complex vitamins which help the body metabolize. The fruit is also a source of vitamin A and vitamin E which also fight disease and the effects of aging.
Strawberries even contain iron for healthy red blood cell production and flourine (think flouride) which is good for your bones and teeth.
So you have a lot more than just a delicious, sweet treat to appreciate when you snack on your Grow Alabama strawberries this week.