Can We Eat Apple and Strawberry Together? (Expert Answer)

Short Answer: It is generally safe to eat apple and strawberry together or one after another. Because they are both compatible fruits according to Ayurveda, and they have no known negative interactions according to science.

Apple and strawberry both are healthy fruits.

Apple contains fiber, vitamin C, and potassium, and strawberry has vitamin C, manganese, and folate.

According to Ayurveda, apple and strawberry can be eaten together as they are both sweet and sour fruits that do not create an imbalance in the body.

However, Ayurveda also recommends eating fruits separately from other foods, especially dairy products, as they may interfere with digestion.

According to science, there is no evidence that apple and strawberry have any adverse effects when eaten together or one after another.

They are both nutritious and rich in antioxidants that can benefit health.

However, some people may have allergies or intolerances to either fruit or both, which can cause symptoms such as itching, swelling, hives, or anaphylaxis.

Therefore, it is important to know your own sensitivity and avoid any foods that trigger a reaction.

As a nutritionist, my advice is to try first.

If after eating apple and strawberry together you can cause any of the symptoms mentioned above, then stop combining them.

And if you can tolerate them, then continue.

However, you should be mindful of the quality and quantity of apple and strawberry you consume.

Because too much of any fruit can cause digestive issues, such as bloating, gas, or diarrhea, due to the high sugar and fiber content.

Also, fruits may contain pesticides or other contaminants that can harm your health, so it is better to choose organic or locally grown fruits whenever possible.

Whether you eat them together or not, you should always choose fresh, ripe, and firm fruits that have no bruises, cuts, or mold.

Because these are the signs of good quality and taste, and also prevent spoilage and waste.

You can store them in the refrigerator for up to a week, or in the freezer for up to a year, in airtight containers or bags.

Do not store them in direct sunlight, near heat sources, or with ethylene-producing fruits, such as bananas, as these can speed up ripening and decay.

Finally, remember, apple and strawberry are delicious and healthy fruits that can be enjoyed in many ways.

You can eat them raw, cooked, juiced, or blended into smoothies, or add them to salads, desserts, or baked goods.

They can also provide you with many vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals that can support your immune system, skin health, blood sugar regulation, and cardiovascular health .

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About the Author

Abdur Rahman Choudhury

Abdur Rahman Choudhury is a nutritionist in West Bengal, India, with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Biochemistry.

He has done his diploma in nutrition from Fabulous Body Inc (US), and completed various certification courses from several universities. He also has considerable research experience in PCOS.

Abdur currently lives in India and keeps fit by weight training and eating mainly home-cooked meals.

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