foods/herbs/spices

7/31/17 — strawberries

What’s Inside?

Strawberry

 

(The point is, no company could possibly manufacture something as amazing as a strawberry, especially the flavor of a strawberry. . .or the calorie count: 0.32 calorie per gram.)

 

  • vitamin C
  • vitamin E
  • vitamin B6
  • biotin
  • folate
  • niacin
  • panthothenic acid
  • riboflavin
  • thiamin
  • calcium
  • potassium
  • magnesium
  • phosphorus
  • copper
  • boron
  • iron
  • iodine
  • manganese
  • molybdenum
  • zinc
  • omega-3s
  • histidine
  • isoleucine
  • leucine
  • phenylalanine
  • threonine
  • tryptophan
  • valine
  • fiber
  • 3,000-5,000 plant secondary compounds (ellagic acid, lutein, zeaxanthin, beta-carotene, and about 300 aromatic compounds)

 

Hot Tips:

  • Eat a bowl of strawberries for a snack, or put them in your smoothie.
  • Eat organic. ┬áIn my experience, organic strawberries have more flavor.

 

Tomorrow:

Check out the healing powers of mushrooms!

 

Source:

The Dorrito Effect: the Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor by Mark Schatzker