Kleinert thinks of strawberries as a “transition” food for clients who eat too much sugar. “I tell people to eat them anytime they crave sweets,” she says. Eat them alone or on top of cereal or fresh cooked oatmeal.
Why They’re Good for You: Strawberries are low on the glycemic index, high in vitamin C and antioxidants, and great for joint health.
What to Look For: If a berry’s red through to the middle and sweet, it’s ripe; a white ring around the top means it was harvested too early.Back to top