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Today is National Strawberries and Cream Day

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Strawberries are popular summer treats. Thursday is National Strawberries and Cream Day.

Health experts say strawberries have great health benefits; they're a great source of of vitamin C, fiber, folic acid, and potassium. They're also listed as among the top fruits packed with antioxidants. Medical experts say the fiber in strawberries also helps lower the rate of bad cholesterol and helps with your digestion.

With the warmer season here, Thursday is the perfect day to pair the refreshing, light snack with some low fat whip cream and mark this national day dedicated to this sweet treat.

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