From: Selected Treats,
When it comes to summer fruits, one small contender stands head and shoulders above the rest. As British as drizzle-dampened BBQs and pebbly beaches, the humble strawberry deserves a following that extends far beyond Wimbledon fortnight.
Their sweet flavour may be their calling card, but as well as having the bizarre power to make you feel happy (a recent study by the University of London found 86% of people felt more relaxed just by thinking about the seed-studded fruit), strawberries deserve far more credit for their health credentials.
Break out the Pimms, crack open the cream and purchase a punnet; here’s why strawberries should be your homegrown fruit of choice:
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