The potential impact of strawberry on human health

  title={The potential impact of strawberry on human health},
  author={Francesca Giampieri and Jos{\'e} Miguel Alvarez-Suarez and Luca Mazzoni and Stefania Romandini and Stefano Bompadre and Jacopo Diamanti and Franco Capocasa and Bruno Mezzetti and Jos{\'e} Luis Quiles and Maria Soledad Ferreiro and Sara Tulipani and Maurizio Antonio Battino},
  journal={Natural Product Research},
  pages={448 - 455}
The strawberry (Fragaria X ananassa, Duch.) represents a relevant source of micronutrients, such as minerals, vitamin C, folate and phenolic substances, most of which are natural antioxidants and contribute to the high nutritional quality of the fruit. All these compounds are essential for health and, in particular, strawberry phenolics are best known for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action, and possess directly and indirectly antimicrobial, anti-allergy and anti-hypertensive… 

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