The health effects of strawberries have been studied a lot. The anthocyanins contained in strawberries have been found to inhibit the growth of cancer cells. Also freeze-dried strawberries have been found to prevent the formation of tumors.
A US study found that freeze-dried strawberry lowered the concentration of total cholesterol and harmful LDL cholesterol.
Strawberry contains several polyphenols, which have been shown in studies to have an effect in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes.
Strawberry contains plenty of vitamin C and fiber. In addition, it is also an excellent source of folate, which many Finns lack.