These  protect your heart, increase cholesterol, lower your blood pressure, and guard against cancer. Packed with vitamins, fibre, and particularly high levels of antioxidants known as polyphenols, strawberries are a sodium-free, fat-free, cholesterol-free, low-calorie food. It is recommended that individuals eat a serving of 8 strawberries a day. Clinical research has determined that this recommendation can have some benefits including potentially improved heart and brain health, reduced risk of some cancers, and better management of type 2 diabetes.

Fresh red strawberry in white bowl on gray concrete background. side view.

They’re an excellent source of vitamin C and manganese and also contain decent amounts of folate (vitamin B9) and potassium.

“If you’re not used to eating fibrous foods and you eat a large quantity of strawberries, you may experience heartburn, diarrhoea, reflux, or bloating, just as some people experience after eating too much of any fruit.”

People with diabetes often aim to eat foods with a low glycaemic load, including low-glycaemic fruits. Strawberries fall into this category, as the fruit doesn’t quickly raise glucose levels. You can eat them without worrying about a blood sugar spike.

fresh strawberry and whipped cream dessert

Strawberries are surprisingly low in sugar considering they taste so sweet and delicious. One cup of raw strawberries has about seven grams of sugar, along with over 100 percent of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C.

Putting strawberry’s on cakes is ok but its not healthy because your eating more calories because the cake alone has got calorie not strawberry’s. But putting them with cream is fattening.

Cake Pavlova with meringue, strawberry and cream