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How can strawberries help prevent anemia?

Emilia Klapp
Nutrition & Dietetics
Strawberries not only contain a good amount of iron -- about .55 mg in eight strawberries -- but they aid in its absorption. Normally, the body does not absorb as much iron from plant foods as from animal foods, but the substantial amount of vitamin C in strawberries enhances absorption.

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