HOW TO ADD BEAUTY IN YOUR DIET??

HOW TO ADD BEAUTY IN YOUR DIET??

Strawberries are one of the famous summer fruit treat from Family Rosaceae. They are rich in nutrition and full of Health. Native to Europe, however, nowadays the berries are widely cultivated as an important commercial crop in many temperate regions all over the world.

Today there are over 600 varieties of strawberries. The sweet, slightly tart berries rank among the top 10 fruits and vegetables in antioxidant capacity. Their deep, rich hue supplies their high flavonoid content, a topic of research in many studies supporting the health benefits attained by consuming strawberries on a regular basis.

Dermatological  Effects: Strawberries contain vitamin A, vitamin E and health promoting flavonoid poly phenolic antioxidants such as lutein, zea-xanthin, and beta-carotene in small amounts. These compounds help act as protective scavengers against oxygen-derived free radicals and reactive oxygen species (ROS) that play a role in aging and various disease processes.

Weight Loss: Strawberry is low in calories (32 kcal/100g) and fats but rich source of health promoting phyto-nutrients, minerals and vitamins that are essential for optimum health. By adding sliced strawberries in your breakfast with curd or Yoghurt can give you healthy start with low fat. Moreover, the same portion can give your skin hydrated start for whole day.

Skin scars: They are rich in Vitamin-C which is Powerful antioxidant, combats free radical damage and prevents premature aging of skin. In addition to it Salicylic acid in strawberry plays an important role in fighting and preventing acne, exfoliates skin, fades scars and blemishes, gets rid of fine lines and helps aging skin.

Just make your own Strawberry mask to get clear skin.

What you need:

  • 2-3 meshed ripened strawberries
  • 2 teaspoon Yogurt
  • 2 teaspoon Honey

Mix them on room temperature and apply to face or all body. Wash it after 10 min and dry it with clean Towel and enjoy fresh start of your day.

Eye Care: The primary reasons for almost all problems related to the eyes are free radicals or a deficiency of certain nutrients. With increased age and a lack of these protective nutrients, the harmful oxidants or free radicals can cause heavy damage on our eyes, such as excessively dry eyes, degeneration of the optical nerves, macular degeneration, vision defects and increased susceptibility to infections as well.

Antioxidants such as flavonoids, phenolic phytochemicals, and elagic acid, all of which are present in strawberries, can help to avoid these situations to a large extent. One more condition strawberries can fix is is ocular pressure, meaning the pressure within the eyes. Any disturbance in this pressure can be very harmful for the eyes. Strawberries are helpful because they contain potassium, which helps to maintain the correct pressure.

Boost your Immune system: The immune system is our body’s first line of defense against infections, microbial action, and a wide variety of other potentially damaging and dangerous conditions that can affect our body. Vitamin C is a huge booster for the immune system and has long been known as a helpful cure for common colds and coughs, along with its impact on any other infections as well. Vitamin C also stimulates the activity of white blood cells, the body’s first line of defense against toxins and foreign bodies. Vitamin C is also an antioxidant, which means that it neutralizes free radicals, the harmful byproducts of cellular metabolism that are constantly created in our body. These free radicals are responsible for mutating the DNA of healthy cells into sick or cancerous cells, and are subsequently responsible for a number of diseases, including heart disease and various cancers. A single serving of strawberries has approximately 150% of your daily requirement of vitamin-C!

SAFETY MEASURES:

Strawberries may cause serious allergic reactions in some sensitized individuals. Some of the most common symptoms of strawberry allergy include swelling and redness of mouth, lips and tongue, eczema, hives, skin rash, headache, runny nose, itchy eyes, wheezing, gastrointestinal disturbances, depression, hyperactivity and insomnia. Individuals who suspect allergy to these fruits may want to avoid.

By keeping an eye over safety measures enjoy the beauty of strawberry.

EAT HEALTHY, LIVE HEALTHY

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