Red, decorated with little green leaf, incredibly attractive and just as delicious. Strawberries are pleasure, health, love and beauty combined.
Strawberries and Health
Strawberries are not only delicious, but also very useful. They are used to treat anemia, strengthening the blood and also reduce the risk of heart disease. Contain large amounts of vitamin C and iron. 100 grams of strawberries cover the required daily dose of vitamin C.
Because strawberries contain folic acid, they help during pregnancy and can also reduce depression. It has been proven that eating strawberries directly affect the protection against cancer. This sweet fruit also contains antioxidants that help against aging.
Strawberries help to heal the palate. When you do not have access to toothpaste and brush, take 2-3 halved strawberries and rub them on your teeth and palate. Then rinse with water.
If strawberries are sprayed with harmful pesticides it is best not to eat them until you wash them. Therefore, it is best to buy strawberries in a box which has name of the manufacturer. You should also be careful not to consume them if you have allergic reactions to them. If you are not sure whether you are allergic to strawberries or not, visit a doctor and make a proper test.
The best thing about strawberries is that they are low-fat, so they can become part of your diet, whether you want to lose weight or not.
Strawberries in cosmetics
Rare are those who do not like the aroma of strawberries. Millions of products around the world are based on strawberry aroma or taste. From balsam-milks and creams for the body to lip balms. Of course, you do not need to own any of them to feel the freshness of strawberries. Here are some suggestions:
- If you have tired-like look on your skin, cut in half 2-3 strawberries and rub them with the skin.
- For oily skin, make mixture of 5 strawberries and 30ml malic acid. It needs to remain that way for an hour. Then drain it and moisten your face. Leave this mixture on your face overnight.
- For oily skin with dilated pores on the face, apply a mixture of 1 tsp of strawberry juice and mixed egg white.
Strawberries, Love and Sex
Strawberry is a symbol of Venus -- the goddess of love, because of the heart form and red color. There is a belief that if you bite half strawberry and the other half is eaten by a person of the opposite sex, the two of you will fall in love in no time.
Recent studies show that strawberries increase sexual activity in men and fertility in women. The reason for this is zinc, which is contained in the small seeds in the strawberries. It increases the level of testosterone in men, which leads to increased sexual activity.
Strawberries contain a large amount of folic acid. It helps in pregnancy, reduces depression, improves brain function and reduces the risk of heart disease. A hand full of strawberries contains 100 times more folic acid than an apple.