Strawberry season is here! When did they come up? What do they contain? Which way are good for our health? How to make a delicious strawberry smoothie? Read just now.
Strawberries are everywhere in June. Do you know they are as healthy as delicious?
These berries are not around very long. The first strawberries as we know were produced in 1750s. At this time European explorers brought new plants from the New World home with them. These strawberries were popular but small. So French gardeners had the idea to breed strawberries from Chile and Virginia together. That made a larger and sweeter fruit!
Like other fruit strawberries are a good source of antioxidants, like vitamin C. They contain even more vitamin C than oranges. Strawberries also have a lot of fiber, potassium and magnesium. More studies show that this red fruit can also help remember things and reduce fat.
4 cups of strawberries
1 cup of ice
½ cup of plain yoghurt
½ cup of strawberry/vanilla ice-cream
½ cup of orange juice
Source: Drive 6/2017