EN on Foods

June 2002 Issue

Harbinger of Summer: Vitamin C-Packed Strawberries

The Folklore: Owing to their heart shape and red color, strawberries have long been a symbol of passion. In ancient times, strawberries were used medicinally to treat melancholy, fainting, fevers and blood diseases. The Facts: A member of the rose family, today’s strawberries are larger hybrids descended from a small,

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