Is there anything better than scrumptious strawberries on a hot summer’s day?
Summertime means strawberries are in season. Aside from enjoying the succulent fruit on its own, bright red berries make a cheerful addition to baking and desserts as well as salads, sauces and preserves.
Here are four berry good nutrition reasons to load up your shopping trolley with these sweet, in-season beauties.
Light and lovely
Strawberries make for a perfect low-kilojoule snack, with just 131kJ (31cal) per 10 berries.
Just 10 strawberries give you about 10 per cent of your daily fibre needs to keep your gut in good working order.
Consisiting of more than 90 per cent water, strawberries are a smart choice when the temperature starts to soar. Pop a few berries into your water bottle for a fruity flavour boost.
Eating just 10 strawberries will provide you with more than 100 per cent of your daily vitamin C needs, supporting immune health and helping your body to absorb enough energising iron.
3 ways with strawberries
Try out these easy, dietitian-approved recipes featuring scrumptious strawbs:
This fruity crumble is gluten-free and great for your gut.
Our low-calorie twist on classic French toast is perfect for a special vegetarian breakfast treat.