We're nearing the end of Michigan strawberry season, but you can still get them from local strawberry farmers.
Finally, it's time for fresh, local strawberries to begin showing up on your grocer's shelves! Strawberries are a not only a healthy, delicious sweet treat, they are among the top 5 fruits recently rated as the best antioxidant sources. They are also packed with fiber, vitamin C and potassium ... and they come with some stunning benefits.
As we've noted in the past, blueberries and strawberries are excellent additions to a healthy diet. New research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association from two internationally respected research groups underscore the benefits, and found that strawberries and blueberries cut the risk rate of heart attacks in women.