Yes, in fact, they are. You may also be interested in knowing that 8 strawberries have more vitamin C than a medium orange. They are also a good source of folic acid, which helps tremendously with fetal development. They’re also good for helping to keep away attacks of gout. They are low in fat, low in calories and high in fiber, folic acid and potassium. They are also known to reduce the risk of cancer and heart attacks.
Want more fascinating facts? Well, your average, everyday strawberry has about 500 seeds. Strawberries are consumed by 94 percent of U. S.households – roughly 3.4 pounds of this are fresh strawberries and 1.8 pounds are frozen. They are the first fruit to ripen in the spring and, even though they are a fruit, they are not a berry as their name would lead you to believe. They’re actually part of the Rose family.