Properties Of Cherries
Cherries are a small red fruit of different varieties, a study in Turkey indicates. They have different functions, different colors, sizes, acidity and other physical and chemical aspects of the same as it realized. Cherries are rich in carbohydrates, especially natural sugars, with a good proportion of fiber and high water content. So it is a satiating food like other fruits and vegetables. Read on to know the amazing properties and benefits of cherries in your daily life.
Micronutrients in them highlight the content of potassium and B vitamins. Cherries are especially rich in folic acid, also offer a minimum of vitamin C, magnesium and vitamin K.
The cherry is a source of valuable bioactive compounds such as anthocyanins and phenolic compounds. These compounds give this fruit anti-inflammatory property. This concluded by research published in The Journal of Nutrition and anti-cancer conducted in the United Kingdom.
Finally, we can not forget the cherry for the nutritious and non-nutritious compounds. Cherry’s are a source of powerful antioxidants. Antioxidants neutralize the effect of free radicals of oxygen in our body.
Benefits Of Cherries
Because of their intensely sweet taste (especially when they are ripe), Cherries are a good option to calm temptations healthily, as they provide fiber, water, and satiety easily.
Due to their bioactive compounds, these small fruits are very useful to prevent degenerative diseases such as cancer and others associated with inflammatory processes such as obesity or cardiovascular pathologies as indicated by a study published in the journal Molecules.
They contain an anti-inflammatory effect. Cherries also help to prevent pain in pathologies such as arthritis. They reduce the risk of developing gout, as has been proven.
Likewise, it has been observed in diabetics that the cherry juice concentrate reduces body weight, blood pressure, and glycosylated hemoglobin as well as improves the blood lipid profile, which is why cherry and its derivatives are an ally of the metabolic health.
Possible Uses Of Cherries In The Kitchen
With previous adequate washing, Cherries are an ideal fruit to consume fresh, removing their small internal bone but with the skin without a problem. In this way, we make the most of their properties and we can enjoy them between hours as a healthy snack or as a dessert after a light meal.
However, we can also include Cherries in a variety of preparations such as a fresh salad, some small boats of papaya for breakfast, some light tartlets for dessert or snack or, some pops or an original salmorejo.