Strawberries help to lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease, whether fresh or frozen. See how it works.
Strawberries help lower your cholesterol if you include them in your daily diet, according to recent studies. These fruits contain a substantial amount of flavonoids, substances which improve the functions of blood vessels cells. The researchers found that 500 grams of strawberries consumed daily for a month, lower cholesterol and triglycerides and prevents blood clots. And you no need to wait for summer because you get the same results if you eat frozen strawberries. A daily intake of strawberries, in any form, lowers cholesterol by up to 10%.
Include them in desserts, juices, salads or eat them plain as a snack between meals.
Other benefits of strawberries
Strawberries protect you against cancer because they contain antioxidants and strengthen your immune system. In addition, they prevent cataracts and keep your eyes healthy. The vitamin C content protects the skin and slows the appearance of wrinkles.