The delicious and extremely popular strawberries are one of the most consumed fruits worldwide. Please browse this page to see the strawberry animated pictures.
Strawberry present in many dishes and desserts and one of the favorite flavors in ice cream, cookies, cakes, etc. These fruits contain more than 20 species.
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Thanks to the cross between the different species, commercially important varieties have been obtained, of which Fragaria x ananassa or garden strawberry is the most consumed.
The strawberry is a bright red, succulent, and fragrant fruit obtained from the plant that receives its same name. In the West, it is considered the “queen of fruits”.
In addition to being eaten raw, it can be consumed as a compote, jam, or used for medicinal purposes because it has excellent properties that help preserve health.
The edible fruit is a false fruit formed by the receptacle, in which are the achenes (pips), small and light-colored in part exposed to the shade and dark reddish the exposed to the sun.
The protrusions increase the resistance of the surface, but during washing, many of them are detached.
Generally, the consumer prefers the fruit with few achenes since these suppose the inconvenience of remaining between the teeth when bitten.
The central part of the fruit or “heart” can be significantly or poorly developed, and there can be fruit with an “empty heart”. This is a negative character.
The fruits can be of several forms, according to the cultivar: conical, conical-elongated, conical-rounded, spherical, oblate, reniform (kidney shape).
Strawberries are low in calories. Their energy value per 100 g of fresh edible fruit weight ranges from 27 to 34 kcal. After water, their main constituent is carbohydrates.
Fructose means practically half of its carbohydrates, and the rest is glucose for the most part. The strawberry has several properties and benefits, among which are It has a high content of vitamin C.
Also, strawberry has significant amounts of manganese, potassium, iron, vitamin A and calcium, significant levels of vitamin B6, and vitamin K.
It contains high amounts of antioxidants and free radical compounds; it has ellagic acid, an excellent anti-cancer agent.