Health Benefits of Strawberries

– Although they contain quite a bit of acid, strawberries are easy to digest, even by persons with a delicate stomach.

– They are effective for combating gout and rheumatism.

– Strawberries are rich in pectin, mucilage, essential oils and malic and citric acid.

– Strawberries

– stimulate appetite

– aid digestion

– act as a mild laxative

– have an astringent effect

– Strawberries are also diuretic, and facilitate the evacuation of kidney and bladder stones.

– Strawberries are rich in pectin, a substance that lowers cholesterol levels and improves circulation and heart functions.

– Strawberries prevent the formation of nitrosamines, which are highly carcinogenic, in the intestines. Since they also have an antioxidant effect, they are recommended for cancer prevention.

– Strawberries re-mineralize the body, prevent gout and purify the blood.

– Eat strawberries in the morning, preferably without sugar. In season you can eat about half a pound to a pound (250 to 500 grams) a day.

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