Is there anything better than biting into a freshly picked strawberry? We could eat them like candy.
Strawberries are the MVP of the Vitamin C game. Eight strawberries have the same amount of Vitamin C as one whole orange! In fact, 100 g of strawberries provides 98% of the daily recommended value of Vitamin C for most adults – and kids need even less than that! Vitamin C is important for kids as it assists their immune system in protecting their bodies from disease.
A cup of naturally sweet strawberries (about 8 – 12 medium berries) has only 50 calories, making them the perfect treat to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Check out our June is Strawberry Month Fact Sheet for more fun facts and recipes for Strawberry Summer Salad and Easy Strawberry Galette.