strawberry

strawberry

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Vitamin C, Manganese, Iodine, Potassium
SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Iron, Folic acid, Copper
NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS and NOTES  Anti-inflammatory phytonutrients
FUNCTIONAL BENEFITS Anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, anti-heart disease
PHYTONUTRIENTS Anthocyanidins – Flavonoids that lessen activity of COX enzyme linked to inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, asthma, atherosclerosis, cancer
PLANT FAMILY
DANGERS High pesticides; Allergy food; Oxalates (Calcium binding and kidney stones)
RDA Strawberries, raw % RDA
Nutrient Unit per100g
Water g 3700 90.95 2.5%
Energy kcal 2600 32 1.2%
Protein g 90 0.67 0.7%
Total lipid (fat) g 87 0.3 0.3%
Carbohydrate, by difference g 224 7.68 3.4%
Fiber, total dietary g 38 2 5.3%
Sugars, total g 4.89
Minerals
Calcium, Ca mg 1000 16 1.6%
Iron, Fe mg 8 0.41 5.1%
Magnesium, Mg mg 420 13 3.1%
Phosphorus, P mg 700 24 3.4%
Potassium, K mg 470 153 32.6%
Sodium, Na mg 1
Zinc, Zn mg 11 0.14 1.3%
Copper, Cu mg 0.9 0.048 5.3%
Manganese, Mn mg 2.3 0.386 16.8%
Selenium, Se µg 55 0.4 0.7%
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 90 58.8 65.3%
Thiamin mg 1.2 0.024 2.0%
Riboflavin mg 1.3 0.022 1.7%
Niacin mg 16 0.386 2.4%
Pantothenic acid mg 5 0.125 2.5%
Vitamin B-6 mg 1.7 0.047 2.8%
Folate, total µg 400 24 6.0%
Choline, total mg 5.7
Betaine mg 0.2
Vitamin B-12 µg 2.4 0 0.0%
Vitamin A, IU IU 5000 12 0.2%
Vitamin E, total mg 15 0.39 2.6%
Vitamin D IU 600 0 0.0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 120 2.2 1.8%

RDA – Recommended Dietary Amount recommendations are based upon calculations for a 40 year old very active man that I have adapted from USDA’s Dietary Intake Guidelines. Using this link you can make your own calculations

Adapted from:

Murray, M. (2005). Encyclopedia of Healing Food. New York, N.Y.: Atria Books

USDA food database: http://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/

Other information sources:

World’s Healthiest Foods – an excellent online food and nutrition encyclopedia

Self Nutrition Data: an online nutrient breakdown of foods

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