quake in one's boots
to be afraid, to shake from fear
I was quaking in my boots when my boss told me to come to his office.
Benefits of Strawberries
Protection from Ultraviolet Radiation
Strawberry contains ellagic acid which, when applied topically protects the skin against the suns harmful ultraviolet rays, which are primarily responsible for skin ageing. Many of the phytonutrients present in strawberries function not only as antioxidants but also as anti-inflammatory nutrients. The chart below shows several of the more important antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients present in fresh, ripe strawberries: