Strawberries 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.
|Category||Nutrient||Units||1 cup (144 g) of whole strawberries|
|Vitamin||Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)||mg||82|
|Vitamin||Vitamin A (IU)||IU||39|
|Vitamin||Vitamin A (RE)||µg RE||4.3|
|Vitamin||Vitamin E||mg ATE||0.20|
|Amino Acid||Aspartic acid||g||0.20|
|Amino Acid||Glutamic acid||g||0.13|
|Lipid||Fatty acids (saturated)||g||0.03|
|Lipid||Fatty acids (monounsaturated)||g||0.075|
|Lipid||Fatty acids (polyunsaturated)||g||0.27|
|Proximate||Fat (total lipids)||g||0.53|
|Proximate||Carbohydrate (by difference)||g||10.1|
|Proximate||Fiber (total dietary)||g||3.3|
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.
[ nutrition strawberry ]