According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, strawberries are free of fat (contains less than 0.5 g fat per 140 g strawberries), sodium and cholesterol. They’re also a good source of fiber and are high in vitamin C and folate.
- Studies show strawberries contain antioxidants that help protect the body from diseases, such as cancer, heart disease, mental decline and diabetes.
- Strawberries are also an excellent source of folic acid, which can help prevent birth defects.
Storage & Handling
- Storing temperature: 32° to 36° F.