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Cherries – Deliciously Healthy

April 30, 2013 Nutrition

cherriesCherries are so great that you can enjoy them simply for their taste. But on top of that, they are also very healthy. So, if you love cherries you will be happy to know that research showed they have many positive health effects. And if you don’t love them, maybe you will come to reconsider.

One of the studies was conducted by dr. Russell J. Reiter, professor of neuroendocrinology at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, quoted by Bob Trott. The study revealed that tart cherries contain melatonin, a hormone produced by the body and considered able to fight insomnia and jet lag. Melatonin soothes the nervous system, thus having positive effects in case of neurosis and headaches.

Cherries are rich in antioxidants, which are responsible for a great deal of their benefi...

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