The luscious, heart-shaped strawberry is possibly one of the most symbolic fruits, representing love, temptation, desire and passion, and bringing to mind images of sinful bowls of strawberries ‘n’ cream on a summer afternoon. But, injustice has been done, as there’s a lot more to this luxuriant fruit – it has strong medicinal value as a cancer mitigating agent, and for its free-radical fighting properties.
This infographic highlights some surprising and little-known facts about California strawberries, and why they’re considered a ‘super-food’. For example, this sugary fruit, in reality, has only ½ the sugar content of an apple!
Infographic by – California Strawberry Commission