The Queen of all berries – strawberry. You meet people who don’t like strawberries? I think their units. Every dacha growing the miracle berry, even a little, to kick on edge, but strawberry is at all. With the appearance of strawberries (not the one that is in the supermarket all year round and does not smell), real, aromatic, juicy, we understand – it’s finally summer.
Apart from the fact that strawberries can be prepared very tasty dishes and drinks, preserves and jams (sure we’ll tell You about them in our reviews), she, like all the gifts of nature, has healing properties and enriches our bodies with valuable vitamins and minerals.
Ellagic acid – has the ability to stop the mutation of cancer cells, suppresses tumor processes and has anti-inflammatory effect, strengthens the immune system and positively affects the blood-forming processes.
Antioxidants contained in strawberries, protect the body from premature aging and serious diseases.
We have prepared for You 12 reasons for regular use of this miracle berry.
Cardiovascular disease in our time — the number one killer. And to ignore them means to commit a crime against yourself and loved ones. Moreover, for the prevention of this disease is not so much necessary, just to include in your diet strawberries.
Thanks contained in strawberries are ellagic acid, vitamin C and a rich supply of magnesium and potassium, strawberries plays an important role in normalize blood pressure, prevents fluid retention, improves fat metabolism and prevents the accumulation of “bad” cholesterol in the blood.
Moreover, the phytonutrients found in strawberries, prevent sharp spikes in blood sugar levels. Therefore, strawberry is one of the few sweet berries that are allowed to eat for diabetics, and regular consumption of 2-3 strawberries a day will reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in healthy people.
Ripe red berries are good not only for memory but also for vision.
The unique biochemical composition of strawberries allows not only to prevent many eye diseases leading to visual impairment, but also help treat existing illnesses, such as degeneration of the retina, cataract.
And if You have a problem with dark “bags” under the eyes, the strawberries will help get rid of them. Anti-inflammatory and whitening properties of strawberries – the perfect tool to combat the circles under the eyes. Make puree of 2 strawberries and apply it for 30 minutes, and then wash.
Due to the high concentration of vitamin C, ellagic acid, anthocyanin, kaemferol and other nutrients, strawberry AIDS in the prevention of cancer and even in the development of some forms of cancer.
For anybody not a secret that with age, we have memory. This is due to the natural or premature aging of the brain and nervous system.
Fortunately, due to the fact that strawberries are rich in iodine, vitamin C, potassium and other flavonoids, it helps to prolong the functional activity of the brain, allowing us as long as possible to stay sane and strong memory.
Strawberry is a source of folic acid, which is essential in the early stages of pregnancy, when in full swing the development of the unborn child. A moderate and balanced consumption of strawberries will be very useful for the baby and for mom. Vitamin C helps the expectant mother to stay healthy, and potassium and magnesium will prevent swelling and circulation problems.
Strawberry has anti-aging effect and slows the aging process of cells.
Few people know that vitamin C is not only important for a strong immune system, but also for the excellent condition of the skin, it plays an important role in the production of collagen — the substance that is responsible for the elasticity and firmness of the skin. And thanks to the ellagic acid effectively fights against free radicals — the main culprits of aging.
A few strawberries to wipe through a grater and add 1 tablespoon of cream and teaspoon of honey. Makes a great nourishing mask. Apply the mask on face and leave on for 20 minutes, then wash with warm water.
But to use such a mixture must be done very carefully because the lemon juice may cause irritation of the skin. Therefore, it is necessary to add it gradually, starting with a couple of drops and bringing to a ratio of 1:1.
Take your time to go to the dentist for the hygiene of teeth whitening. Better buy strawberries.
— Mash 1 strawberry into a puree. Apply it on the brush like toothpaste. Peel and then rinse teeth with water.
— 1 pound strawberries to a puree and add 0.5 tsp. of baking soda, mix well. Ready mix, brush your teeth (better to get a new brush), rinse thoroughly with water and then brush your teeth normal toothpaste. Better to do it before bedtime and no more than once a week. Mixture while brushing swallow is not recommended. The result will not keep itself waiting long, already after the second procedure You will see that the color of your teeth has become much whiter.
Show me the person who has never had acne? It’s not there. And as usual, they appear at the most inopportune moment.
Well, here again You can help strawberry. Due to the content of chlorogenic acid, strawberry has a pronounced bactericidal and antibacterial properties, and therefore, not only fights acne and pimples but also prevents them to appear again.
Take 3-4 large strawberries, chop them in a blender, grater or a mortar till pasty mass, add 3-4 drops of essential clove oil and mix well. Weight for lotions ready. Take cotton pads and spread them strawberry-butter mass, now lotions can be applied locally, at the place of formation of pimples. Gadgets keep for 15-20 minutes, then rinse with water. To use these lotions every three days. The recommended course is 3 weeks.
Strawberry is a popular berry for those who want to lose weight. It is low in calories – just 37 calories per 100 grams, which are quickly and easily burned during exercise. The strawberry prevents the accumulation of fat and contains a substance anthocyanin, which has fat-burning properties.
And again the strawberries to the rescue, it contains the most pleasant for our body substances — endorphins, the so-called “happy hormones” that improve your mood and heighten the senses.
For anybody not a secret that the strawberry is a delicious aphrodisiac. Who among us girls hasn’t dreamed at least once to spend a romantic evening with champagne and strawberries, the combination of which is considered to be an elixir of love.
Strawberry season is like a short love story, so let’s not waste time and enjoy this love in full measure. But remember – without fanaticism, follow the words of the proverb – everything is good in moderation.
We wish You a radiant smile, good mood and of course health.Recent search terms: