"Cats" mama sent us an e-mail about picking "your own cherries" at a farm, [when what she should have done was sending us the cherries instead..hehehe..]
It didn't bother me much as we'd just "picked" some from a mall the day before.. :-)
so I made sure I took this proof before eating this next "picking"..
Some info on cherries' benefits (extract from here)
* Vitamin C
* Vitamin A
* Ellagic acid
The nutrients and compounds found in cherries give the following health benefits..
* Help fight cancer
* Aid in prevention of heart disease
* Relieve Pain of Arthritis, Gout, Headaches
* Ease the symptoms associated with Fibromyalgia Syndrome
* Provide a healthy and safe way to produce melatonin
* Improve physiological and mental functions
More info on benefits (here)
Cherries are low in calories, low in fat and contain a high percentage of water. Research has shown increasing water consumption will boost energy levels and help increase the metabolism. Many people are discovering the benefits of eating high water fruits like cherries for help in losing weight.
mmmm..I like that (help in losing weight..hehehe..)