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Oral Health Benefits (& Other Benefits) from Strawberries

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Not only are strawberries tasty, but they also have many health benefits. Its vitamins and minerals help the physical well being. It even has various oral care benefits; for instance, it strengthens the gums and helps heal bleeding gums. One can also remove tartar from their teeth by rubbing strawberry slices on them. When using strawberries to remove tartar, leave the juice on the teeth as long as possible to dissolve the tartar, and then rinse the mouth with warm water. Strawberries also help prevent oral cancer and can even help whiten teeth.

It is an anti oxidant and prevents chronic conditions such as heart disease. It improves the circulation of oxygen in the blood and body and improves the memory. It is also skin cleansing, a sluggish liver, gout, rheumatism, constipation, high blood pressure, and even syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease.

Nutritive Value : Per 100 gm.

* Vitamin A : 60 I.U.
* Vitamin B : Thiamine .03 mg.;
* Vitamin C : 60 mg.
* Calcium : 28 mg.
* Phosphorus : 27 mg.
* Potassium : 220 mg.
* Carbohydrates : 8.3 gm
* Calories : 37

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