6 Oct 2012


  • Cherries, known as a “super-fruit”, are packed with antioxidants called anthropocentric which aid in the reduction of heart disease and cancer.
  • Cherries are one of the few food sources that contain melatonin, an antioxidant that helps regulate heart rhythms and the body’s sleep cycles.
  • Cherries are an excellent source of beta carotene (vitamin A). In fact they contain 19 times more beta carotene than blueberries and strawberries.
  • Cherries are rich in vitamins C, E, potassium, magnesium, iron, folate and fiber.
  • Cherries are referred to as “brain food”, aiding in brain health and in the prevention of memory loss. 
  • Because cherries contain anthocyanins, they can reduce inflammation and symptoms of arthritis and gout.
  • Eating cherries reduces the risk of diabetes.
  • Cherries are a good source of fiber which is important for digestive health.
  • Cherries are a great snack or dessert choice important for weight-maintenance.
  • Because of their powerful anti-inflammatory benefits, cherries are said to reduce pain and joint soreness for runners and athletes after workouts.
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