Thirty-seven strawberries a day?

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The old adage “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” may have a new star: strawberries. Thirty-seven of them, actually. That’s how many a person might need to eat each day to reap the benefits of the fruit, as reported recently in PLoS One (6, e21226; 2011. The report discussed how fisetin, a compound found in strawberries, can ameliorate some complications of diabetes in mice.

Lab Anim. (NY) 40, 234 (2011).
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