Wednesday, March 15, 2023


from Biennial Berry Health Benefits Symposium

From time to time we encounter new research into the health benefits of certain foods. Today it is new research on strawberries presented at the Biennial Berry Health Benefits Symposium in Tampa, Florida. A study at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas supports the belief strawberries can improve cardiometabolic risks, specifically that two and one-half cups of raw strawberries a day significantly improved insulin resistance and decreased levels of blood sugar while relaxation of blood vessels improved within one hour of consuming strawberries. Lead investigator, associate professor Arpita Basu says the study provides further evidence of the role of strawberries in a “food as medicine” role.