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Strawberries: Delicious & Full of Health Benefits

Strawberries are luscious, versatile and a nutritional powerhouse.  On top of their sweet taste, a Harvard Study published in January of 2013 linked eating berries to a lower risk of heart attacks among younger woman.  The study found women, age 25-42, who ate 3 (1/2 cup) servings over an 18 year period of time, showed a 34 percent reduced risk compared with those who ate less than 1 serving per week.  The study cited anthocyanin (water-soluble vacuolar pigments that may appear red, purple, or blue depending on the pH), as the beneficial bi-product of eating the berries. Continue reading

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