Let’s review “C” – Cherries – Great for the heart, blood, capillaries and pain remover.


  • Cancer,
  • eases arthritis,
  • ends insomnia,
  • good for gout,
  • protects the heart,
  • pain relief,
  • sheilds against alzheimers and
  • slows ageing process.

Sweet and tart cherries date back to 300BC. In 1852, the “Cherry capital of the world” was started when the first cherry orchard was planted near Traverse City in Michigan.

Cherries are great for making pies, juices and jams. Sweet cherries are great for eating straight off the stem.

They contain flavinoids, fiber, potassium and traces of Vitamin A and C.

Soothes Arthritis and Gout
Cherries can relieve pain. WOW can you believe that twenty cherries were tested and believed to have as much effectiveness as other pain killing remedies including asprin, ibuprofen and nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs. For pain relief – eat a bowl of cherries.
One dried cherry equals about eight fresh ones.

Sidesteps Cancer
Also known to rid inflammation and cancer because they contain a mighty cancer chemical called perillyl alcohol that has been shown to inhibit tumours.

Do you suffer Insomnia?
Cherries are your key to falling asleep and into the land of nod. Melatonin a hormone that helps you sleep is found inside cherries. It might be a good idea to have a bowl of cherries on hand. Melatonin acts either as a direct sleep-inducing substance. Eating them just before going to bed will give you the most benefit.

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referenced Farmacist Desk Reference Encyclopedia of Whole Food Medicine

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