Benefits, Nutritional Profile and How to.
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Cherries Nutritional Profile
- Calories: 95 Kcal
- Protein: 1.59 g
- Carbohydrates: 24.02 g
- Sugars: 19.23 g
- Vitamin C: 10.5 mg
- Vitamin A: 4.50 mg
- Fat: 0.30g
- Calcium: 19.50 mg
- Potassium: 333.00 mg
- Magnesium: 16.50 mg
- Phosphorus: 31.50 mg
- Water: 123.38 g
Here are some Health Benefits of Eating Cherries
1. Have a positive effect on Diabetes due to its effect on both blood glucose and fasting glucose.
2. May be able to reduce liver triglycerides and cholesterol
3. Balancing or the decreasing of blood pressure both systolic and diastolic.
4. Showed to have a positive impact on the prevention of arthritis and gout.
5. May be able to help with both quantity and quality sleep.
Here are some ways You can include Cherries in your diet
1. Eat fresh, when possible.
2. Juice (DIY/Stored bought).
3. Cherry Ice-cream.
5. Dried Fruit.
A Word of Caution: Cherry pits contain a substance known as amygdalin, a chemical that releases hydrogen cyanide, a toxic compound (Bolarinwa et. al. 2013; Lan & Liu, 2018). Hydrogen cyanide can potentially damage essential organs when ingest, such as the brain, lungs and hearts (CDC, November 2021).
How will you add this nutrient-dense fruit to your diet?
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