Sunday, August 25, 2013

Why strawberries rock - health benefits

Not only are strawberries yummy and packed with nutrients & antioxidants but they have so many health benefits, such as:

  • Helps burn stored fat
  • High in fibre, low in calories 
  • Lowers cardiovascular disease
  • Stimulates bone health
  • Helps fight cancer
  • Boosts short term memory 
  • Eases inflammation 
  • Builds strong nails and hair and prevents skin from sagging
  • Promotes blood flow and oxygen, which can result in weight loss
  • Good for your eyes (can lower the risk of macular degeneration and vision loss)
  • Provides relief for high blood pressure 
  • Helps to whiten your teeth

Not bad for a little berry! And that is why they rock :) 

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