Cherries are a sweet summertime treat, but also a great fruit to enjoy
for health and nutrition. Cherries are one of the top antioxidant-rich
foods, contain melatonin for a good night’s sleep, and fight
inflammation and pain linked to arthritis.
Cherry Health: Get the Facts
Cherries are fat-, cholesterol- and sodium-free.
One cup of cherries is less than 90 calories.
same cup of cherries has 3 grams of fiber, which aids in digestion,
lowers cholesterol,controls blood sugar and can help with weight loss.
Cherries are a good source of vitamin C, with 16% of the daily recommended value in onecup.
Cherries also contain vitamin A, calcium, protein and iron.
in cherries keeps the body functioning and plays a key role in muscle,
heart,kidney and nerve cell functions. One cup of cherries has 260 mg of
Cherries are one of the top antioxidant-rich foods and may prevent the onset of severalchronic diseases.
Anthocyanins in cherries give the fruit its red color and help protect the heart andsurrounding tissues.
Boron in cherries helps maintain calcium balance and promotes bone health. Boron may alsoprevent osteoporosis.
Research has found that eating cherries reduces pain and inflammation associated witharthritis and gout.
Cherries contain melatonin (which regulates sleep cycles) and may be a helpful food forfighting jet lag and insomnia.