Strawberry fruit nutrition facts

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Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa) belongs to genus Fragaria and is a hybrid plant between Fragaria virginiana of North America and Fragaria chiloensis from Chile.

This hybrid has a typical aroma, flavour and bright red colour. In commercial production the hybrid has replaced the other species and a number of cultivars have been developed form it.

Strawberry fruit
Strawberry fruit

Strawberry is actually an accessory fruit as it develops from the receptacle which holds the ovaries. Strawberry is a good source of flavonoids and vitamin C. 100g of it provides more than half the daily requirement of vitamin C. The fruit contains fair amount of dietary fibre.

Strawberries in market
Strawberry basket in market

Flavonoids like kaempferol and quercetin are particularly helpful in the regulation of the effects of the low density lipoproteins. Ellagic acid in this fruit binds to carcinogens, and protect us from cancer.

Strawberry plant
Strawberry plant

Nutrient values and weights given below are calculated for edible portion only. About 5% of strawberry is wasted as caps and stems.

Strawberry nutrition facts

Nutrients Units Value per 100g One cup sliced 165g
Water g 90.95 150.98
Energy kcal 32 53
Carbohydrate g 7.68 12.75
Protein g 0.67 1.11
Lipid (fat) g 0.30 0.50
Ash g 0.40 0.66
Dietary fibre g 2.0 3.3

Strawberry carbohydrates facts

Units Value per 100g One cup sliced
Sugars g 4.89 8.12
Sucrose g 0.47 0.78
Glucose (dextrose) g 1.99 3.30
Fructose g 2.44 4.05

Fruit facts: Strawberry minerals nutrition

Minerals Units Value per 100g One cup sliced 165g
Calcium mg 16 27
Selenium mcg 0.4 0.7
Iron mg 0.41 0.68
Fluoride mcg 4.4 7.3
Magnesium mg 13 22
Manganese mg 0.39 0.64
Phosphorus mg 24 40
Copper mg 0.05 0.08
Potassium mg 153 254
Zinc mg 0.14 0.23
Sodium mg 1 2

Fruit facts: Strawberry vitamins

Vitamins nutrition facts Units Value per
One cup
sliced 165g
Vitamin C mg 58.8 97.6
Thiamin mg 0.02 0.04
Riboflavin mg 0.02 0.04
Niacin mg 0.39 0.64
Pantothenic acid mg 0.13 0.21
Vitamin B6 mg 0.05 0.08
Folate mcg 24 40
Choline mg 5.7 9.5
Betaine mg 0.2 0.3
Vitamin A IU IU 12 20
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.29 0.48
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) mcg 2.2 3.7

Fruit facts: Strawberry lipids nutrition

Lipids nutrition facts Units Value per
One cup
sliced 165g
Saturated fatty acids g 0.02 0.03
Monounsaturated fatty acids g 0.04 0.07
Polyunsaturated fatty acids g 0.16 0.26
Phytosterols mg 12 20

Fruit facts: Strawberry amino acids nutrition

Nutrients facts Units Value per 100g One cup sliced 165g
Tryptophan g 0.01 0.01
Serine g 0.03 0.04
Threonine g 0.02 0.03
Proline g 0.02 0.03
Isoleucine g 0.02 0.03
Glycine g 0.03 0.04
Leucine g 0.03 0.05
Glutamic acid g 0.10 0.16
Lysine g 0.03 0.04
Aspartic acid g 0.15 0.25
Methionine g 0.002 0.003
Alanine g 0.03 0.06
Cystine g 0.01 0.01
Histidine g 0.01 0.02
Phenylalanine g 0.02 0.03
Arginine g 0.03 0.05
Valine g 0.02 0.03
Tyrosine g 0.02 0.04

Source: USDA National Nutrient Database

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