The beautiful color of red fruits and vegetables comes from a compound called Lycopene. Emerging as the most powerful antioxidant of the carotenoid family, Lycopene, and a flavonoid called Anthocyanin which lends reddish to purple tints to produce, may help reduce the risk of some types of cancers.
Enjoying red fruits and vegetables can also help with:
Like all red fruits, strawberries contain Lycopene and Antioxidants. They’re also a great source of Vitamin C and do not contain saturated fats or cholesterol. With only 50 calories per serving and 9 grams of dietary fiber in just one cup, they’re a great healthy snack!