Strawberries are good for losing your weight
Most of us indulge in strawberries and cream, and to hell with the consequences, but surprisingly, strawberries are very often recommended by dieticians as an aid to lose weight.
This is supported by the well known fact, that strawberries are naturally sweet, low in calories, and an excellent source of vitamin C. Also, strawberries are free of saturated fats, cholesterol, and sodium.
It's also easy to see why strawberries are recommended as one of as one of the fruits to eat as part of your daily diet, apart from the fact that strawberries are a great treat Strawberries are also very good for you, because it's a fact that strawberries are high in antioxidants.
It goes without saying that we often eat this delicious fruit in all manner of ways, in salads, desserts, with ice-cream, etc; but to really enjoy the healthy benefits strawberries have to offer, eat them raw within 4 days of harvesting. Seven or eight medium strawberries will add up to about 45 calories, this is offset by the fact that they give you a host of other benefits not mentioned yet, like potassium ,this helps regulate electrolytes in your body, also B2, B5, B6 Magnesium, copper and omega fatty acids.
Strawberries are already one of the most delicious and popular fruits eaten today and are a very easy fruit to grow, they can often be found growing in the wild. These are usually smaller than the ones cultivated, and the taste is a lot more intense.
Naturally the best strawberries are the ones you pick yourself from your own backyard and eat while they are fresh. If you have a strawberry farm close by, go there. Obviously you will be limited as to what variety they grow, but hey! Strawberries are all taste good.
If you have an abundance of fruit you might want to think about freezing them for later use. First you need to select strawberries that have fully ripened; once you have picked them they will not ripen any further. Look through them and discard any that are bruised or damaged and choose only the firm bright red ones with a green cap. Do not wash them but place a layer of fruit on a paper towel for two to three days before placing them on a biscuit tray, one layer at a time. Freeze before moving them into an airtight container, should be good for a couple of months though they will be much softer after thawing. Imports can be seen on the supermarket shelves throughout the year so don’t worry.