By Claire Georgiou, Reboot Naturopath, B.HSc ND
Cherries are high in antioxidants, such as anthocyanins and cyanidin, which offers cancer preventative properties, helps to reduce belly fat, reduce muscle pain and lowers the risk of stroke. These fruits can also help you with sleep during the busy holiday season. One study showed that drinking tart cherry juice concentrate helps improve sleep duration and quality. They have also been shown to help reduce pain in arthritis and consuming 12 to 24 cherries per day has been shown to reduce gout by 50 percent. Watch this video to learn how to pit a fresh cherry easily and quickly.
Serving Size: 16oz (475ml)
Cherries – berries, raspberries
Apple – pear, pineapple
Beet – carrot, apple, red cabbage
Carrot – sweet potato