They’re antioxidant powerhouses and excellent sources of vitamin C. They’ve been proven helpful in the management of heart disease and arthritis. Strawberries have anti-cancer properties. Their flavonoid content causes the body to interfere with the stages of development of cancer cells, preventing their ability to multiply
Strawberries have been shown in studies to regulate blood sugar levels. Eating one cup of fresh strawberries caused a significant reduction in blood sugar spikes. Blood sugar spikes are linked with weight gain, mood swings, diabetes, and hypoglycemia. Strawberries also contain anthocyanins which stimulate the burning of stored fat in the body to use as fuel.
Strawberries’ phenolic acids demonstrate anti-allergenic properties, meaning they help reduce the biochemical processes that are linked to allergic reactions.
And, they’re delicious. A fantastic breakfast is Greek yogurt with strawberries and FitFlax. FitFlax with roasted golden flax seed and chia seeds is a deliciously healthy source of fiber, Omega 3 and protein. It helps boost your immune system, and promotes healthy weight loss. Enjoy the benefit of flax seed and the benefit of chia seeds with FitFlax.