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How to buy fresh strawberries

How to buy and what to know about fresh and good quality strawberries for your good health.

  • Ripe and fresh strawberries is deep, bright red in color. *
  • Sweet candy smell –  fresh strawberries are fruity sweet and fragrant.
  • Free from dirt or free from any type of foreign particles.
  • Enticing appearance and crisp, firm when you touch.

Storage tip: Refrigerate wrapped or sealed and  unwashed .

The benefits you get from eating strawberries

  • Strawberries are rich in antioxidants – rich in antioxidants with vitamins A and C known to help improve skin properties, lessens wrinkles and discoloration and boost skin elasticity.
  • Vitamin C found in strawberries helps promote collagen synthesis, photo-protection from ultraviolet A and B .
  • Strawberries’ antioxidants help boosts healthy brain: protects our brain from aging.
  • Strawberries  help detoxify our body –  strawberries are known to contain vital antioxidants that help restore, neutralize and eliminate toxins in the human body, including excessive free radical damage, inflammation and digestive conditions.  *Help restore damaged digestive system from too much sugar, refined fats, artificial ingredients and toxins of which are all hard on the human’s digestive system.
  • Help promote healthy pregnancy –  consumption of strawberries during pregnancy helps prevent certain birth defects like spina bifida and anemia. * Strawberries are a great source of folate for future motherhood, just a cup a day. *What is Folate or vitamin B or folic acid good for –  helps tissue growth, proper cells function and a vitamin needed for a healthy pregnancy!

 

Thanks,

Rehana

 

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