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The Health Benefits of the Amazing Strawberry

Written by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on May 25th, 2021

health benefits of strawberries 300x200Strawberries Contain LOTS of Antioxidants First off, strawberries have antioxidant properties, which means that they help to limit the breakdown of our body’s component parts – specifically, they contain lutein and zeathancins. It’s been found that the antioxidants in strawberries may help to prevent cataracts – the clouding over of the lenses of our eyes that can sometimes occur as we age, and in some of us get so bad that it actually causes blindness. The “free radicals” caused by exposure to sunlight, specifically the ultraviolet component of sunlight, can damage the protein in the lens, making it cloudy. The … Continue reading

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