CHERRIES health benefits

It can be said that the cherries are one of the most powerful fruit that exist. Cherries provide us with essential nutrients and do not contain a large amount of calories (1 cup of cherries contains about 90 calories). In this article find out more about the benefits that cherries have for our health.
Cherries are rich in antioxidants
Because of their characteristics helps the body to get rid of harmful toxins, many years ago cherries are considered as the best fruit for the purification of the body. Cherries purifies the body due to anthocyanins, which give the cherries their distinctive dark red color. Cherries have the ability to neutralize free radicals, which are responsible for the degenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, arthritis or cancer. At the same time, cherries helps to prevent a variety of diseases and heart problems, but also prevent the premature aging of cells. Cherries protect the heart and improve blood circulation, they keep in good condition the capillaries in the retina which leads to better preservation of vision.

On the other hand, cherries contain vitamin C and amino acids, which is ideal for the prevention of skin aging, but also to preserve the health of hair and nails. They slow down the formation of wrinkles, skin blemishes and age spots, enabling the skin a youthful appearance.

Cherries, as the main component of the diets for the purification of the body

A daily intake of 200 grams of cherries helps prevent many health problems, and improves the overall condition of the body, allowing you to look healthy and young.

Cherries are also perfect for kids because due to potassium that contain (while not contain sodium), thus helping those who have a problem with fluid retention. There is also a diet with cherries, which consists of drinking two liters of juice from cherries a day. This diet aims to rid the body of toxins and uric acid, to burn the fat, and thus assist you to lose weight.

It is recommended consumption of cherries for those who need to periodically clean the body of toxins and fluids, in order to feel better. This is the case with people who suffer from arthritis, gout, obesity, kidney stones, gallstones, people with cellulite and so on.

Cherries for stronger bones

Cherries are also recommended for the relief of symptoms and a variety of health problems related to osteoporosis, especially in women during menopause because they contain iron and calcium.  They can also be consumed for the treatment and prevention of anemia and dental problems. Cherries could be included in the diet for those children who are in the process of changing teeth.

Who should not consume cherries?

Many studies show that older people as well as younger ones aren’t supposed to eat the cherries. Cherries are not recommended for people with liver or renal insufficiency. Diabetics should NOT eat cherries, because they contain large amounts of sugar and carbohydrates. However, because cherries positively affect vision, they may occasionally be included in the diet of diabetics, but only when a doctor approves, otherwise not.

Medicinal properties of cherries

To summarize at the end, it is important to point out the most important medicinal properties that cherries contain:

  • Due to the large amounts of antioxidants, this fruit protects us from heart disease, cancer and arthritis.
  • Cherries are an important source of melatonin, a compound that regulates the heartbeat and sleep cycle, so they are ideal for all those who have problems with insomnia and chronic fatigue.
  • Cherries contain beta-carotene and vitamin A, as much as 20 times more than strawberries and cranberries.
  • Cherries are rich in vitamins C and E, iron, fiber, folic acid, potassium and magnesium.
  • It can be said that cherries are “brain food” because cherries have a positive impact on mental health.
  • Cherries prevent loss of memory and protect against Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Cherries alleviate the symptoms of gout and arthritis, such as inflammation and fluid retention.
  • Cherries prevent loss of vision and the formation of cataracts.
  • Because of the fiber they contain, cherries are good for digestion.
  • Cherries are low in calories, so they are an ideal meal, snack or dessert for those who want to lose weight.
  • Cherries can alleviate pain, because they have anti-inflammatory effect.
  • Cherries are recommended for those who suffer from pain and stiffness of the tendons and muscles. Some athletes tend to eat one serving of cherries after training.
  • Cherries help in the elimination of uric acid from the blood.
  • Due to the large amounts of water, potassium and fiber, cherries act as a laxative.
  • Cherries are rich in flavonoids, so they prevent cell damage in the body.
  • Cherries are recommended for people with high blood pressure, kidney stones, heart problems.

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