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Health Benefits of Cherries

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

When it comes to the health benefits of cherries most people have no clue what nutritional value this fruit contains and would be shocked by all the medicinal value that cherries carry. In this article I am going to give you a list of the top 10 health benefits of cherries and why they are important. Do not worry about me using words you will not understand as I try to present articles like this in a way that the total beginner who knows nothing about health supplements can relate. 

Health Benefits

  • Aids In Digestion
  • Fights Cancer
  • Anti-Aging Properties
  • Rich In Vitamins
  • Packed With Minerals
  • Improved Brain Function
  • Diabetes Prevention
  • Reduced Pain
  • Combats Heart Disease
  • Sleep Regulation

Aids In Digestion

Cherries contain a high amount of fiber which is essential for proper digestion in the human body. Fiber directly aids in digestion by giving the body the right texture of material in which it can break down in to smaller parts and metabolize much easier. The net result is better digestion and a much healthier colon. Since fiber speeds up digestion it also helps to cleanse your colon on a regular basis. It keeps your body on a healthy cycle of replenish and replace.

Fights Cancer

Cherries have a incredibly high amount of antioxidants which help to prevent cancer and other major diseases. Cherries have one of the highest antioxidant concentrations per unit area of flesh than most all other fruits. The only fruits with notably higher antioxidant concentrations are the acai berry and blueberries. Other than that cherries are at the top of the list when it comes to cancer prevention.

Anti-Aging Properties

The combination of antioxidants and rejuvenation macronutrients in cherries results in a potent anti aging cocktail if taken regularly. Cherries contain a lot of those so called "nutrients of life" which help to keep your body in an incredible state. Supplement with cherries and you are likely to enjoy the slow pace at which you will age. 

Rich In Vitamins

One of the most overlooked health benefits of cherries is the large amount of vitamins that are found naturally in cherries. These vitamins can even replace a fully functional multi vitamin that can nourish your body with the proper nutrients.

Packed With Minerals

Cherries are also packed with essential minerals that are essential for bodily functions. Vitamins and minerals are part of a proper nutritious diet. Most fruits are packed with vitamins and minerals which are often overlooked. 

Improved Brain Function

Cherries contain essentail nutrients like folate and iron which the brain uses in high quantities to perform various tasks. Regular supplementaiton with cherries has been shown to improve brain function and prevent memory loss. 

Diabetes Prevention

Cherries are very effective at preventing diabetes by preventing the uptake of insulin and essentially slowing down the effects that foods have on the body. 

Reduced Pain

Cherries interfer with the pain receptors in the brain which are often referred to as nocireceptors and can drastically alter the way your body responds to common pain stimulus. Supplementation often results in a healthier and higher pain tolerance which is basically reduced overall pain. 

Combats Heart Disease

The high antioxidant concentration of cherries helps to combat heart disease. The macronutrients and antioxidants combine to fight plaque that sticks on the walls of arteries in and leading to the heart that result from eating foods high in unsaturated fats. 

Sleep Regulation

Last of all the health benefits of cherries, sleep regulation tops the final spot on the list. The ingredients help your body to reach rim sleep in which you are in the final phase of sleep and often results in a more consisten sleep cycle. 


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