Sunday, November 13, 2011

Benefits of Strawberry


One cup of Strawberry contains an incredible 136 percent of the RDA of Vitamin C that helps to lower blood pressure. It also contains 21 percent of manganese that acts as a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent, helps in maintaining proper bone structure.




In early research, there are finding that strawberry preserves brain function by reducing the cell-damaging inflammation and oxidation. The scientists from Chicago Healthy Aging Project, reveal that adult people with less cognitive decline when they consume strawberries at least once a month. When a woman consumed more than one serving of strawberries a month had a 16.2 percent slower rate of mental decline rather than those who consumed less.

When you include strawberries in your diet, one cup of it is contains over 13 percent of the RDA of dietary fiber. Antioxidant, strawberries contains chemical compound called phenols. Anti-inflammatory, the phenols in the fruit can fight against osteoarthritis, asthma, and atherosclerosis. Anti-cancer, when the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory are combine, can fight against the onset of many different forms of cancer.

2 comments:

  1. Hi there.. how are you? visiting here.. Be happy..

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  2. Hi Mike, thanks for dropping by. I'm fine! :D

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