Strawberries

Snowcrest Strawberries are packed with an abundance of nutrients and exquisite flavour. These strawberries are a rich red-coloured fruit that are an excellent source of dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. The strawberries are harvested and frozen at the “peak of perfection”™ and as a result have a lusciously sweet flavour and provide many nutrients important for a healthy diet and lifestyle.

Health & Nutritional Facts of Strawberries

  • Strawberry is low in calories and fats but rich source of many health promoting phyto-nutrients, minerals and vitamins that are essential for optimum health.
  • Strawberries have significantly high amounts of phenolic flavonoid phyto-chemicals called anthocyanins and ellagic acid. Scientific studies show that consumption of straw berries may have potential health benefits against cancer, aging, inflammation and neurological diseases.
  • Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin-C, which is also a powerful natural antioxidant. Consumption of fruits rich in vitamin C helps body develop resistance against infectious agents, counter inflammation and scavenge harmful free radicals.
  • The fruit is rich in B-complex group of vitamins. It contains very good amounts of vitamin B-6, niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid and folic acid. These vitamins are acting as co-factors help body metabolize carbohydrates, proteins and fats.
  • Strawberries contain vitamin A, vitamin E and many health promoting flavonoid poly phenolic antioxidants such as lutein, zeaxanthin, beta carotene in small amounts. These compounds help act as protective scavengers against oxygen-derived free radicals and reactive oxygen species (ROS) that play a role in aging and various disease process.
  • They contain good amount of minerals like potassium, manganese, fluorine, copper, iron and iodine. Potassium in an important component of cell and body fluids that helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure. Manganese is used by the body as a co-factor for the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase. Copper is required in the production of red blood cells. Iron is required for red blood cell formation. Fluoride is a component of bones and teeth and is important for prevention of dental caries.

Strawberries Nutrition Value per 100 g, ORAC Value 4,188,
.(Source: USDA National Nutrient data base)

Principle

Nutrient Value

Percentage of RDA

Energy 32 Kcal 1.5%
Carbohydrates 7.7 g 6%
Protein 0.67 g 0.1%
Total Fat 0.30 g 1%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 2.0 g 5%

Vitamins

 

 

Folates 24 mcg 6%
Niacin 0.386 mg 2.5%
Pantothenic acid 0.125 mg 2.5%
Pyridoxine 0.047 mg 3.5%
Riboflavin 0.022 mg 2%
Vitamin A 12 IU 0.5%
Vitamin C 58.8 mg 98%
Vitamin E 0.29 mg 2%
Vitamin K 2.2 mcg 2%

Electrolytes

 

 

Sodium 1 mg 0%
Potassium 153 mg 3%

Minerals

 

 

Calcium 16 mg 1.6%
Iron 0.41 mg 5%
Magnesium 13 mg 3%
Manganese 0.386 mg 17%
Zinc 0.14 mg 1%

Phyto-nutrients

 

 

Carotene-ß 7 mcg
Lutein-zeaxanthin 26 mcg

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