Do you like strawberries? So let’s talk about strawberries.
Usually, strawberries can be plucked up to April-end. An acre can produce 1,500 visses per season. However, the yield may vary depending on the weather condition. Strawberries generally prefer plenty of sunlight.
Sweet, delicious and healthy, strawberries are another favorite seasonal fruit available during Myanmar’s cool season. The berries grow in the highland areas around Pyin Oo Lwin, Mt Popa and in the central Shan State- areas that are popular with local travelers who head into the hills to enjoy the cooler temperatures and fresh produce.
There are even farms around Pyin Oo Lwin where you can go pick your own berries! The berries are often eaten plain but are also blended into juice and even fermented into a sweet dessert wine. The excess berries are used to make jams, meaning you can enjoy Myanmar’s delicious strawberries throughout the year.
Benefits of strawberries
These potent little packages protect your heart, increase HDL (good) cholesterol, lower your blood pressure, and guard against cancer. Packed with vitamins, fiber, and particularly high levels of antioxidants known as polyphenols, strawberries are a sodium-free, fat-free, cholesterol-free, low-calorie food.A good intake of strawberries increases the body’s production of a hormone called adiponectin that ups your metabolism and suppresses appetite. Strawberries are a rich source of a B-vitamin called folate that is essential for pregnant women or those who are trying to conceive.
Strawberries are a great addition to a weight loss diet. They’re low in calories, highly nutritious, and a great source of important nutrients like fiber. They’re also incredibly versatile and can be incorporated into many recipes.
Strawberries contain so many nutrients such as vitamin C, fibre, potassium, iron, antioxidants, folic acid, that essential for a pregnant woman. Benefits of eating strawberries during pregnancy: According to a report published in Eatritemama, strawberries are rich in vitamin C, which strengthens the immune system.
What are the side effects of strawberries?
“If you’re not used to eating fibrous foods and you eat a large quantity of strawberries, you may experience heartburn, diarrhea, reflux, or bloating, just as some people experience after eating too much of any fruit,” The Nutrition Twins explain.
You can try and made many receipes from strawberries. Strawberry cakes, strawberry juice, strawberry smoothie mix with some fruits, strawberry shortcake, strawberry jam, etc. And you can also eat strawberry with cream.
What do strawberry symbolize?
Strawberries are a symbol of purity and sensuality, fertility and abundance, humility and modesty. The strawberry’s fruit is made the symbol of perfect goodness because of its delicious flavor and fragrance.
The history of the strawberry dates back to Ancient Rome where the fruit was considered the symbol of Venus, the goddess of love, because of its bright red color and enticing taste.
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