Strawberries are those fruits that are mostly had for a feel-good factor. That is why they find an apt place in the decoration of cakes, ice-creams and in desserts. Another top choice for strawberries for strawberry lovers is sliced chocolate dipped in chocolate sauce and eaten chilled. So strawberries are the perfect topping for all kinds of desserts including puddings and custards. Since so many people love strawberries, it is a good idea to know about the nutritional value of this fruit.
In 140 gm of sliced strawberries from President’s Choice there are 60 calories and 13 gm of carbohydrates.
140 gm of Hannaford sliced strawberries contain 150 calories. There is a lighter version of these sliced strawberries offered by Hannaford and it has just 50 calories. Both do not have any fat but the latter has less carbohydrates than the former option. One serving of this sliced fruit at Stop and Shop has 150 calories.
The Family sells two variants of sliced strawberries. The one with sugar has 150 calories for a serving size of 140 gm. But the one without sugar has 50 calories for the same serving size. The change in calorie content is due to the extra sugar added. The ones with extra sugar are high on carbohydrate and can have a little fat content.
The one thing that is common in all the brands of sliced strawberries is that they have a high content of Vitamin C. Though there is very little calcium and iron, there is some amount of carbohydrate in it. That is one reason it helps to get back your energy if you are feeling tired. In all those variants that have some amount of added sugar, the sodium content is little more than zero. So all those who are sodium intolerant can watch out for the artificially flavored sliced strawberries. Otherwise, there is no stopping in delving in these sinful slices of fruits!