Cherry is a fruit of the same family as apricots, peaches and plums. Skin, thin and a striking red or purple is edible. Covers the pulp, fleshy and juicy, within which the seed is very hard. They are very small fruits such as cherry tomatoes, about 2 cm in diameter.
They are a little caloric fruit, without any fat but with many phytonutrients: minerals and vitamins. They are especially rich in vitamin c and potassium, but also provide fibre, copper, manganese …
Skin pigment, which gives colour, which also have important antioxidant and anti-inflammatory accumulate. The inflammation is involved in many processes of various diseases, therefore, helps fight against arthritis, gout and fibromyalgia … Among others. Furthermore, antioxidants, help prevent cancer and diabetes, slow cellular aging … Potassium also helps control blood pressure and heart rate, so it is essential for the proper functioning of the heart and arteries.
There are many different ways to eat these fruits: from eating them alone, without adding anything, even to make pies and cakes with them. They can also be added to salads, fruit cocktail or even make compote.