IQF (Individually Quick Frozen) Washed with caps removed. No water or sugar added. These strawberries are great for smoothies, jam, jellies pies and cakes.
Nutritional Analysis: One serving (1 piece with 1/4 cup whipped topping) equals 197 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 125 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat.
Originally published as Strawberry Pie in Light & Tasty June/July 2003, p14
Strawberries are extremely high in antioxidants, and Vitamin C. Given their unique combination of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients, it's not surprising to see strong research support for strawberry health benefits in three major areas: (1) cardiovascular support and prevention of cardiovascular diseases (2) improved regulation of blood sugar, with decreased risk of type 2 diabetes, and (3) prevention of certain cancer types including breast, cervical, colon, and esophageal cancer.