Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Cherries (are the) BOMB!

6 Reasons you should eat cherries:

1 Good for your heart: Cherries, high in flavinoinds, help decrease inflammation associated with hardening of the arteries.

2 Fights off the Flu:  Cherries boost your immunity, and and can help fight off colds, and possibly the flu!

3 Helps with digestion: Cherries contain high amounts of pectin, a soluble fiber that aids in digestion and lowers bad cholesterol.

4 Great for your colon:  Quercetin, a flavinoid in Cherries has anti-carcinogenic properties, that help prevent damaging lesions in the colon, that are thought to be indicators of cancerous tumors.

5 Great for post workout soreness: The antioxidants and enzymes in Cherries may help decrease soreness in muscles and joints.

6 Helps you get some zzzz’s: Cherries are among the few food sources that contains melatonin.  Melatonin, is a natural hormone that helps regulate your body’s circadian rhythms which help you regulate your sleep patterns.


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