Strawberry Nutrition Facts

strawberry nutrition factsStrawberries are jam-packed (no pun intended) with wholesome nutrients.  A serving of whole strawberries is generally considered to be one cup (see here for strawberry conversions).  A cup of fresh strawberries will vary by weight depending on the size and specific variety of strawberry that is consumed.  Also, strawberry nutrition can be affected by the quality of the soil and care given to the plants as they produced.  In general, however, the following table will provide an accurate representation of the vitamins, minerals, and other components within a serving of strawberries.  These strawberry nutrition facts will help you realize just how beneficial strawberries are in one’s diet!

Strawberry Nutrition Facts

This table contains the nutritional value of a strawberry serving, based on the standard cup-sized serving.  While famous for their Vitamin C, strawberries contain a variety of beneficial compounds that will truly “do a body good.”  The table is also sortable by clicking the column headings.

CategoryNutrientUnits1 cup (144 g) of whole strawberries
VitaminVitamin C (ascorbic acid)mg82
VitaminThiaminmg0.03
VitaminRiboflavinmg0.1
VitaminNiacinmg0.33
VitaminPantothenic acidmg0.49
VitaminVitamin B-6mg0.09
VitaminFolateµg25
VitaminVitamin B12µg0
VitaminVitamin A (IU)IU39
VitaminVitamin A (RE)µg RE4.3
VitaminVitamin Emg ATE0.20
MineralCalciummg20
MineralIronmg0.55
MineralMagnesiummg14
MineralPhosphorusmg27
MineralPotassiummg240
MineralSodiummg1.44
MineralZincmg0.19
MineralCoppermg0.07
MineralManganesemg0.42
MineralSeleniumµg1.01
Amino AcidTryptophang0.01
Amino AcidThreonineg0.027
Amino AcidIsoleucineg0.02
Amino AcidLeucineg0.045
Amino AcidLysineg0.036
Amino AcidMethionineg0.001
Amino AcidCystineg0.007
Amino AcidPhenylalanineg0.026
Amino AcidTyrosineg0.030
Amino AcidValineg0.026
Amino AcidArginineg0.037
Amino AcidHistidineg0.017
Amino AcidAlanineg0.045
Amino AcidAspartic acidg0.20
Amino AcidGlutamic acidg0.13
Amino AcidGlycineg0.035
Amino AcidProlineg0.027
Amino AcidSerineg0.033
LipidFatty acids (saturated)g0.03
Lipid16:0g0.02
Lipid18:0g0.006
LipidFatty acids (monounsaturated)g0.075
Lipid16:1g0.001
Lipid18:1g0.073
LipidFatty acids (polyunsaturated)g0.27
Lipid16:2g0.16
Lipid18:3g0.11
LipidCholesterolmg0
LipidPhytosterolsmg17
ProximateWaterg132
ProximateEnergykcal43
ProximateEnergykJ181
ProximateProteing0.88
ProximateFat (total lipids)g0.53
ProximateCarbohydrate (by difference)g10.1
ProximateFiber (total dietary)g3.3
ProximateAshg0.62

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Strawberries Nutrition Info

While the main strawberry nutrition facts are contained in the table above, there are many other ways to skin the proverbial cat when it comes to finding strawberries nutrition facts.  There is an entire section on Strawberry Plants .org devoted to the health benefits of strawberries here: Strawberries & Health.  Also, for a more complete breakdown of the various chemicals and molecules contained within both the strawberry plant and strawberries, see Compounds in Strawberry Plants and Medicinal Uses of Strawberry Plants.

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