The use of cherries for the body

Summer is not only the heat (and sometimes cold or rains) and gnats, but also many pleasant things: walks in the green forest, cottage, picnics, beautiful dawns ... A tasty sweet cherry, juicy strawberries, useful blueberries. In the summer we have the opportunity to eat fruits and berries, strengthen the body, prepare it for the cold and rainy autumn. Even children know that they are useful. But what is their use, is it worth it to spend money to buy the same sweet cherry? Yes, it's worth, and we'll tell you why.

Benefits of sweet cherry

The benefits of cherries are huge, if only because there are a lot of vitamins A, E, B1 and B2, PP. There are also macro elements: calcium, fluorine, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, iodine and copper. Another big plus of this berries for slimming is a small amount of calories. Boldly buy a few pounds of berries and enjoy their wonderful taste. The following useful properties of cherries can be noted:
  1. This is a natural anesthetic, because it contains polyphenols.
  2. Cherry is a good source of iodine, ie, you will not have problems with the thyroid gland in the future.
  3. For those who have lowered hemoglobin, cherry is very useful, for others - excellent prevention of anemia.
  4. In the cherry there are B vitamins that increase resistance to stress.
  5. Antioxidants help to maintain your youth, promote cell regeneration.
  6. It has a diuretic effect, so it will help to cope with swelling.
  7. Cherry improves the metabolism, stimulates the liver and kidneys.

How to choose a sweet cherry

What should I look for when choosing cherries? Try to be attentive even to small things.
  1. Appearance. Do not take berries with cuts and dents. This sweet cherry spoils faster.
  2. Peduncle. The fresh always greenish, dried stems. If it became dry and dark, this indicates that the cherry was stored for a long time. The most useful are fresh berries.
  3. Grade. Every cherry variety has its pluses and minuses. So, the yellow varieties are sweet, pleasant to the taste. But they need to be treated with care, because this cherry is covered with a tonusen skin. Because of this, she does not tolerate transportation. Dark sweet cherry is the sweetest, it has a rich taste. It should be used for canning. It is saturated with sugars and organic acids. And in pink berries there is a lot of vitamin C.
Cherries can be stored for up to 2 weeks if kept in the refrigerator. As soon as you bring the berries to the house, wash them, dry them, put them in a container with a lid and put them in the refrigerator.

Is it worth giving the cherries to children? Yes, it is possible, but carefully, especially if the baby is prone to allergies. Before you feed a cherry little child, pull out the stone. He does not know how to spit them out yet. Or explain how it's done.

Cherry is one of the most delicious and healthy berries. In the season, ie at the beginning of the summer, treat yourself to cherries, especially since the prices for it "do not bite" when compared with the same sweets.
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