In folk medicine, they are a cure for various ailments, and experts claim that 20 cherries are ten times more effective than aspirin.
Purple red or yellow, sailing, juicy and tasty, cherries (Prunus avium) are fruits distributed all over the world and number over 900 varieties. They are eaten fresh, used to make jams, compotes, cakes, brandy. However, this fruit is the healthiest and tastiest raw, because when it is thermally processed, it loses a large part of its aroma, color and sweetness.
It should be eaten as much as possible because it is very healing. Per cup of serving, cherries contain a negligible 85 calories and very little fat, but they are rich in proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins A, C, and slightly smaller amounts of vitamins B1, B2, B3 and B6. They contain a lot of folic acid, calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium and zinc.
In folk medicine, they are a cure for gout and arthritis, and experts claim that 20 cherries are ten times more effective than aspirin. Scientists from the University of Michigan have proven that they have an exceptional anti-infective effect, as well as that, as a rich treasure trove of antioxidants, they slow down the effects of aging.
Cherries also help against heart disease, and they also have anticancer properties that come from the flavonoids isoquercine and quercine.
In addition, ellagic acid is a powerful antioxidant that prevents cell DNA damage and thus reduces the risk of cancer.
Cherries can be eaten in unlimited quantities because they do not irritate the stomach.
They are a great source of boron, which in combination with calcium and magnesium has a beneficial effect on bone health and their density. However, cherries should never be eaten before lunch because they can slow down the secretion of gastric digestive juices, which can make it especially difficult to digest meat.
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