We are proud to bring you the best from Berry Haven Farms in Abbotsford including their always huge, always flavorful, always beautiful strawberries.
Strawberries are low in calories (32 cal/100 g) and fats but a rich source of health promoting phyto-nutrients, minerals, and vitamins that are essential for optimum health.
Studies show that consumption of these berries may have potential health benefits against cancer, aging, inflammation and neurological diseases.
Fresh strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin-C (100 g provide 58.8 mg or about 98% of your recommended daily intake). Consumption of fruits rich in vitamin C helps the body develop resistance against infectious agents, counter inflammation and scavenge harmful free radicals.
The fruit is rich in B-complex group of vitamins. It contains very good amounts of vitamin B-6, niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid and folic acid. These vitamins are acting as co-factors help the body metabolize carbohydrate, proteins and fats.
Furthermore, They contain good amount of minerals like potassium, manganese, fluorine, copper, iron and iodine. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure. Manganese is used by the body as a co-factor for the antioxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase. Copper is required in the production of red blood cells. Iron is required for red blood cell formation. Fluoride is a component of bones and teeth and is important for prevention of dental caries.
Note: Due to individual market policies we are not able to bring our strawberries to the Old Strathcona Farmer's Market. Please support your local growers and buy their strawberries when they are in season.