8. They’re a good source of fiber.
Most Americans consume only 40% of the fiber needed in a healthy diet. Strawberries are an excellent source of fiber. Eating a bowl of strawberries sure beats mixing a fiber powder in your juice any day.
9. They’re considered an aphrodisiac.
After all, they’re shaped like little red hearts. Long thought to have aphrodisiac properties, strawberry soup was once served to newlyweds to add a spark to the honeymoon. They’re perfect with champagne or dipped in chocolate, another food of love.
10. They’re sodium-free, fat-free, and extremely low-cal.
Strawberries are second only to apples in popularity and not for taste alone. They’re low in calories, sodium free and fat free. They’re a fruit you can add to your diet knowing you’ll have a good tasting, good for you snack.
11. They’re among the top 20 fruits in antioxidant capacity.
Strawberries rank high in the list of fruits with the highest antioxidant level. Antioxidants are key to preventing heart disease, cancer and aging. Keep yourself healthy while snacking on this sweet treat. Add them to yogurt for a double healthy mid-afternoon pick up.