#Strawberries are really delicious , rich in vitamin C , which the body needs to strengthen the immune system . They contain many compounds such as anthocyanins , quercetin and catechins , which may have anti-inflammatory effects .
The vitamin C content of strawberries (five strawberries contain an amount of vitamin C equal to that of an orange ) promotes the absorption of iron, useful for the formation of red blood cells and for the muscles , and the production of collagen, a protein that prevents wrinkles and strengthens the capillaries by reducing water retention and cellulite .
This action is enhanced by antiritenzione potassium , a mineral that strawberries are rich .
Whiten and protect teeth
These fruits contain xylitol , a sweet substance that prevents the formation of dental plaque and kill germs responsible for halitosis .