Health benefits of strawberries Strawberry is low in calories (32 kcal/100g) and fats but rich source of many health promoting phyto-nutrients, minerals and vitamins that are essential for optimum health. Strawberries have significantly high amounts of phenolic flavonoid phyto-chemicals called anthocyanins and ellagic acid. Scientific studies show that consumption of straw berries may have potential health benefits against cancer, aging, inflammation and neurological diseases.
Strawberries are brimming with gum–building vitamin C that maintains your gums' strength & integrity. Citrus fruits strengthen blood vessels & connective tissue. Fresh cranberries interrupt the bonding of oral bacteria. Folic acid promotes a healthy mouth & supports cell growth. Sesame seeds reduce plaque & help remineralize tooth enamel. Gargling with sesame oil was just as effective as using chlorhexidine mouthwash in reducing plaque, gingival & the total bacterial count.