Strawberries are red berry fruits that can be found anywhere in the world. The numerous varieties of strawberries available vary in shape, size, texture, taste and even intensity of color. Strawberriesare commonly used to garnish desserts. They can also be eaten raw or blended to make a tasty strawberry juice.
Apart from making sweet refreshments, strawberries also contain numerous health benefits. High amounts of folate that enable the body synthesize hemoglobin in order to fight anemia can be found in strawberries. They also help greatly in the fight against cancer because of anti-oxidation properties, which keep the free radicals from causing the development of cancer cells. The amounts of acetylsalycilic acid found in strawberries help in keeping blood clots away, and consequently improve the functioning of the heart.Anthocyanidin, a flavonoid found in strawberries, helps keep inflammatory diseases like gout, asthma, arthritis, atherosclerosis and intestinal bleeding at bay.
The high vitamin C content in strawberries helps trigger the production of digestive juices that aid in digestion. The diuretic properties of strawberries enable detoxification and regulation of blood pressure. Anti-oxidants and anthocyanidins help prevent damage to arteries and keep blood clots away. Strawberries contain vitamin C and serotonin, which boost the body’s immunity and trigger a feeling of relaxation and calmness respectively. These are just but a few of the many benefits of strawberries.Expectant mothers can also take a glass of the juice to help the child develop healthy and strong bones and teeth due to the presence of calcium in strawberries. They also contain low levels of sugar that maintain blood sugar at safe levels. Strawberry juice on hair keeps it from falling, and even makes it shine.
To make a delightfully irresistible glass of strawberry juice, just pick a bowl of strawberries, throw them in the blender and blend. You do not even need to add water since they are already pulpy. You can strain the juice if you want a smooth-textured juice.