Strawberries are low fat, low calorie; high in vitamin C, fiber, folic acid and potassium.
Strawberries, which are rich in nitrates, can increase the flow of blood and oxygen to the muscles by 7%, preventing muscle fatigue and making exercise easier.
Strawberries, as part of a 5 a day fruit and vegetable program, can help reduce the risk of cancer and heart attacks.
Strawberries are a member of the rose family.
Strawberries differ in color, flavor, shape, size and ripening season.
In medieval times, strawberries were served as important functions to bring peace and prosperity.
The US is the major producer of strawberries in the world, with Spain coming in second.
The strawberry is among the top 20 fruits in antioxidant activity. Blueberries, pomegranates, blackberries, raspberries and cranberries top the list.
Strawberries are and excellent source of vitamin C. About eight strawberries provide more vitamin C than one orange.