Amazing Facts

Amazing Facts on Strawberries

  1. The average strawberry has 200 seeds.

  2. To symbolize perfection and righteousness, medieval stone
    masons carved strawberry designs on altars and around the tops of
    pillars in churches and cathedrals.

  3. Strawberries are a member of the rose family.

  4. Strawberries, as part of a 5 a day fruit & vegetable
    program, can help reduce the risk of cancer & heart attacks.

  5. Over 53 percent of seven to nine-year-olds picked
    strawberries as their favorite fruit.

  6. Eating strawberries, which are rich in nitrate, can increase
    the flow of blood & oxygen to the muscles by 7%.  This
    prevents muscle fatigue, making exercise

  7. Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen in the spring.

  8. Strawberries are low fat, low calorie; high in vitamin C, fiber,
    folic acid, potassium

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