Ingredient Spotlight | Strawberries

This week’s ingredient spotlight is the strawberry, found in our Amazon PowrBlend. The garden strawberry is a widely grown hybrid species of the genus Fragaria. Strawberries are recognized by its bright red color, juicy texture, sweetness, and its characteristic aroma.

Strawberries aren’t just a tasty fruit but they are high in vitamins & minerals including:

  • Vitamin C 
  • Manganese
  • Fiber
  • Folate 
  • Potassium 
  • Magnesium 
  • Phosphorus 
  • Biotin 
  • Omega-3 Fats 
  • Vitamin B6

Not only are strawberries a great source of vitamins and minerals but they are also a great source of antioxidants. Researchers recently ranked strawberries the 50th best antioxidant source out of commonly consumed foods in the U.S.

Strawberries are full of phytonutrients that can have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties including:

  • Anthocyanins
  • Flavonols
  • Hydroxy-Bezoic Acids
  • Hydroxy-Cinnamic Acids
  • Tannins
  • Stilbenes

With strawberries unique combination of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients, it’s no surprise that there is strong research support for strawberry health benefits including:

  • Helps Boost Immunity
  • Promotes Eye Health
  • Fights Free Radicals 
  • Supports Healthy, Younger Looking Skin 
  • Supports Heart Health
  • Helps Reduce Inflammation 
  • Helps Regulate Blood Pressure 
  • Helps Regulate Blood Sugar

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*These statements have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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