Nutrition Facts: Cherries

December 18, 2018

There’s another reason why we love Christmas time here at Be Fit Food, and that’s because it’s Cherry Season!

Seasonal across the Spring and Summer months, cherries are not only delicious but provide a number of nutritional benefits (and we’ll take all the help we can get in the Silly Season!)

A review of studies has found that the consumption of cherries can promote health by preventing or decreasing oxidative stress (a clever word meaning an imbalance between free radicals and antioxidants in your body)and therefore decrease inflammation.

Here’s some ‘Cherry Smart Facts’ and why we love cherries!

Have you tried?

  • Remedy Kombucha cherry plum
  • Adding cherries to your Be Fit Food granola or porridge
  • Adding cherries to your Christmas platter
  • Crush cherries and mint and add mineral water to make a healthy mocktail
Kelley DS, Adkins Y, Laugero KD. A review of the health benefits of cherries. Nutrients. 2018;10(3):368.