Many people love the taste of strawberries and cream and sometimes feel guilty after eating them but did you know that dieticians now recommend strawberries as part of a diet to lose weight.
This is supported by the well known fact, that strawberries are naturally sweet, low in calories, and an excellent source of vitamin C. Also, strawberries are free of saturated fats, cholesterol, and hydroponic supply. Now how good is that! You’ll get no arguments from me to go on a diet this good.
It’s also easy to see why strawberries are recommended as one of as one of the fruits to eat as part of your daily diet, apart from the fact that strawberries are a great treat, they are also very good for you, because it’s a fact that they are high in antioxidants that help the body fight off disease.
So, if you’ve decided to eat healthy food and lose some weight on the way, choose the easy path and make sure you grow a good crop of strawberries.
It goes without saying that we often eat this delicious fruit in all manner of ways, in salads, desserts, with ice-cream, etc; but to really enjoy the healthy benefits strawberries have to offer, eat them raw within 4 days of harvesting. Seven or eight medium strawberries will add up to about 45 calories, this is offset by the fact that they give you a host of other benefits not mentioned yet, like potassium ,this helps regulate electrolytes in your body, also B2, B5, B6 Magnesium, copper, Oh! Did I mention omega fatty acids? hydroponic supply.
Strawberries are already one of the most delicious and popular fruits eaten today and are a very easy fruit to grow, they can often be found growing in the wild. These are usually smaller than the ones cultivated, and the taste is a lot more intense.
Naturally the best strawberries are the ones you pick yourself from your own backyard and eat while they are fresh. An alternative is to visit a strawberry farm if you live near one. Obviously you will be limited as to what variety they grow, but hey! they all taste good to me, with few exceptions.
Strawberries are one of the most popular fruits and can be found in thousands of backyards throughout the country. You have no garden? Not a problem; strawberries can be successfully grown on a balcony, or find a sunny spot on a patio. They thrive in containers and hanging baskets with a minimum of fuss. With lots of varieties to choose from you will find a flavor size and texture to suit the most demanding of taste buds. April through to July is when they are flourishing with abundant fruit.
They are so good for you that maybe you want to eat them throughout the year? Thanks to the efforts of modern day technology, that is now a reality. Look into hydroponic gardening where great results can be achieved or alternatively a heated greenhouse would supply you all year round with strawberries, along with other out of hydroponic supplies.
If you have an abundance of fruit you might want to think about freezing them for later use. First you need to select strawberries that have fully ripened; once you have picked them they will not ripen any further. Look through them and discard any that are bruised or damaged and choose only the firm bright red ones with a green cap. Do not wash them but place a layer of fruit on a paper towel for two to three days before placing them on a biscuit tray, one layer at a time. Freeze before moving them into an airtight container, should be good for a couple of months though they will be much softer after thawing. Imports can be seen on the supermarket shelves throughout the year, but strawberries are a poor traveler, so be wary.
So what are you waiting for, this is a super diet, get stuck in.