Strawberry Serving?

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Q: How Many Strawberries in a Serving / Strawberry Serving Size?

Sara Allister asked:

I am planning on starting a diet soon, and I would like to know how many strawberries are in a serving.  What is the recommended strawberry serving size?  Also, any more strawberry nutrition information would be appreciated.  Thanks!

Answer to: How Many Strawberries in a Serving / Strawberry Serving Size?

Sara Allister,
Strawberries are a great component of a healthy lifestyle.  A serving of strawberries varies depending on the method of strawberry preparation prior to measuring the serving and what is being measured.  The following table should help:

Strawberry Serving SizeWeight of Serving Size (g)CaloriesNutrition Facts
100 grams100 grams32.0 (134 kJ)Click here for Nutrition Facts
1 ounce28 grams9.0 (37.7 kJ)Click here for Nutrition Facts
1 cup, halves152 grams48.6 (203 kJ)Click here for Nutrition Facts
1 cup, pureed232 grams74.2 (311 kJ)Click here for Nutrition Facts
1 cup, sliced166 grams53.1 (222 kJ)Click here for Nutrition Facts
1 cup, whole144 grams46.1 (193 kJ)Click here for Nutrition Facts
1 pint as purchased, yields357 grams114.0 (477 kJ)Click here for Nutrition Facts
1 NLEA serving147 grams47.0 (197 kJ)Click here for Nutrition Facts
1 small strawberry (1-inch diameter)7 grams2.2 (9.2 kJ)Click here for Nutrition Facts
1 medium strawberry (1 1/4-inch diameter)12 grams3.8 (15.9 kJ)Click here for Nutrition Facts
1 large strawberry (1 3/8-inch diameter)18 grams5.8 (24.3 kJ)Click here for Nutrition Facts
1 extra-large strawberry (1 5/8-inch diameter)27 grams8.6 (36.0 kJ)Click here for Nutrition Facts

 

In addition to the information contained in the table above, much strawberries serving size information, including conversions, is available here: Strawberry Measures, Conversions, Substitutions, & Equivalents.  Vitamins, minerals, amino acids, lipids, and other proximates contained in strawberries are listed on the Strawberry Nutrition Facts page, and a full listing of the Compounds in Strawberry Plants and their Medicinal Uses are also available.

No one questions the fact that strawberries are a healthy addition to any diet.  So, good luck incorporating these delightful berries into your cuisine selections!  And, to keep up to date with the latest developments and discoveries, check the Strawberries & Health feed regularly.

1 thought on “Strawberry Serving?

  1. My advice to the dieter is to measure, rather than count…Fruits, such as grapes, strawberries, and even blueberries vary in size…Get a decent scale and weigh them…Weight is much more accurate. I have kept off over 100 pounds using this method. Good luck

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