The cherries season is in full swing. Not only are delicious, but are filled with antioxidants and bring great health benefits, including assistance in dealing with insomnia, joint pain and muscle and protection from cardiovascular disease. Please read the benefits of this spring grocery.
Excellent for insomnia
Cherries are one of the rare natural sources of melatonin, a hormone that reduces the temperature in the body, making you sleepy. One study showed that people who drank a glass of cherry juice in the morning and evening, were sleeping much better. A concentrate of juice from cherry easily is absorbed by the body, which can produce effects that can compare with melatonin supplements.
Studies show that consumption of cherry lowers specific biomarkers which are associated with chronic inflammatory diseases. Specifically, juice from cherry can reduce inflammation of the joints in people who suffer from arthritis.
A solid source of vitamin C and dietary fiber
A bowl of cherries contains 25 percent of the recommended daily dose of vitamin C, and by two grams of fiber.
Improves brain function
If you enjoy consume cherries, you can improve your brain function in the long term. Research shows that cherries may reduce the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s disease.
Act against cardiovascular disease
Antioxidants which are the pigments that give it the red color of cherries, have a positive effect on cardiovascular health. Cherries can reduce the effects of factors that affect heart disease and diabetes.
Protects against diabetes
Cherries have a low glycemic index (22) less than apricots (57), grapes (46), peaches (42), blueberries (40) or fusion (39). This makes the cherries a far better choice between a meal, compared with other fruits, particularly when it comes to protecting against diabetes.
So, enjoy the taste of this spring grocery which will have a great impact on your overall health and well-being.