The strongest fruit antioxidant

Strawberry is without a doubt a very popular fruit. No wonder. Its taste is heavenly, its color is attractive and due to its short season they are sort of a rarity.

Health benefits

Strawberries are extremely low-calorie fruit with a lot of fiber that supports digestive system. Also helpful when healing hemorrhoids and some liver diseases.

These berries also increase production of urine and prevent from gout.

Strawberries are the biggest antioxidant fruit out there. It is a prevention from heart diseases, are low in fat and sodium and on the other hand are packed with potassium and minerals to lower blood pressure. To put it simply, it makes your blood flow smoothly.

Freshness and storing

It is best to buy them more often in smaller amounts, because strawberries go bad quickly. You should always double-check it before purchase and if you happen to buy a damaged fruit, eat it as soon as possible or freeze it.

Consume the next day and keep it under a foil in a fridge.

After removing from fridge let it sit in a room temperature for 10 minutes, it helps the taste and aroma.

Recipes

Strawberries are best just raw. You can underline its taste though. For example a powdered sugar, mint and basil can do the trick. Summer days are perfect for smoothies and lemonades. Try our recipe for strawberry-coconut drink.

When the season’s over

Strawberries when the season’s over? There is a way. Make resources – a strawberry jam or dried strawberries. The best way to store strawberries is a quick freeze.

ORGANIC only

Unfortunately, strawberries are one of the biggest victims of pesticides. American non-profit organization EWG (The Environmental Working Group) made annual test and discovered that we should definitely buy organic fruit when it comes to the so called “Dirty Dozen”.

Dirty Dozen 2019

  • Strawberries
  • Nectarines
  • Peaches
  • Tomatoes
  • Spinach
  • Apples
  • Cherries
  • Celery
  • Kale
  • Grapes
  • Pears
  • Potatoes