Gastroenterologist Ekaterina Kashukh named a portion of strawberries that is safe for human health. According to the expert, when using berries, one should not forget about moderation, despite its beneficial properties, writes Gazeta.Ru.
“The optimal daily dose of strawberries for an adult is 200-250 grams, its excess threatens to upset the gastrointestinal tract. In addition, strawberries are a strong allergen, so you should be very careful about introducing them into your child’s diet,” the expert warned. Also, the berry should be carefully included in the diet of people with gastritis and peptic ulcer. At the same time, according to Kashukh, if you follow the norm in the use of strawberries, it will only benefit the body. The berry contains a lot of fiber and pectins. In addition, strawberries are rich in B, C, A, PP vitamins, as well as iron and potassium. She also noted that fluorine and calcium in the composition of the summer berry strengthen bones, and manganese favorably affects the metabolism of carbohydrates. And thanks to potassium, strawberries help get rid of edema and serve as a prevention of diseases of the kidneys and urinary tract. Earlier, nutritionist Ekaterina Voitenko said that, despite the health benefits of strawberries, it is better to refuse to eat them for certain diseases. The doctor advised to refrain from eating strawberries for those diagnosed with severe allergies, problems in the gastrointestinal tract, ulcers, cholelithiasis. Also, be careful to include it in the diet with increased acidity of the stomach.