Strawberries for Long Life

Don't you just love fresh strawberries in season? They also pack a nutritional punch! Health Assist has a list of twelve ways strawberries help you live longer by fighting cancer, heart disease and general body decline.
New research from Harvard Medical School[9] found that strawberries may offer cardiovascular disease protection. The study found that those who reported eating the most strawberries experienced lower blood levels of C-reactive protein.

C-reactive protein or CRP is a blood biomarker that signals the presence of inflammation in the body. Elevated levels of CRP have been shown in multiple studies to be a potentially good predictor of risk for both heart disease and stroke, as it is generally a signal of atherosclerosis.

Link -Thanks, Karen!

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Who cares if theyre healthful or not. I eat them because I enjoy them. I try to counter act any benefits with a good dose of sugar or whipped cream anyway. Theyre really easy to grow but my nephew seems to always get to them first.
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