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Strawberry

Also Known As : Garden Strawberry
Technical Name : Fragaria ananassa

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

Strawberries are sweet and acidic in taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Strawberries can be eaten raw as a fruit or can be used in frozen desserts, jams and drinks.
  2. They can also be added to cakes, smoothies and salads.

Common names and forms

  1. Fresh Strawberries
  2. Real Strawberries
  3. Strawberries
  4. Strawberry chunks
  5. Strawberry Fruit
  6. Strawberry pieces
  7. Whole Strawberry

Description

Strawberry is a small soft, bright red, and juicy fruit with white seeds on it. It is cultivated worldwide. It is a hybrid species of the genus Fragaria.

Health benefits

  • Strawberries have heart-healthy antioxidants which lowers the risk of cardiovascular problems.(1)
  • They have high content of phytochemicals which helps in proper functioning of the nervous system.(1)
  • Regular consumption of strawberries is connected to drastic reduction of cancer cells.(1)
  • These are healthy for skin as they prevent acne and remove dead skin cells.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose shiny and firm ones with bright red colour. Avoid shriveled and leaky strawberries.

Note

Excessive consumption of strawberries might increase the risk of bruising and bleeding in some people with bleeding disorders.(2)

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