Strawberries are very low in calories (90% of water) and a good source of vitamin C.
An average serving of strawberries, 150 g, contains 81 mg of vitamin C, far exceeding the recommended daily intake for this vitamin (60 mg), 228 mg of potassium which promotes muscle function, 30mg of calcium which strengthens bones and teeth.
Strawberries are one of the fruits with the highest antioxidant capacity, which is due not only to their anthocyanin content, but also to the presence in their composition of significant amounts of polyphenols and vitamin C, which contributes to the protection of cells against oxidative damage.
To fully benefit from vitamin C, you should not delay consuming strawberries!
This fruit also includes iron, vitamin A for immune defenses and vitamin B9, very important for pregnant woman (an explanation for strawberry cravings? 😊
Fresh, in pastries, in salads, water infused, smoothies… it cannot be denied that strawberries are one of the most appreciated fruits on the market.
Their small size, providing them with great portability, together with their bright and appealing red color and tasty flesh are no doubt an eye-catcher for the consumers.
Gariguette, Ciflorette, Charlotte and “round varieties” are the main varieties of French strawberries, each of them with unique appearance and organoleptic characteristics, however all of them equally delicious 😉