YAKIMA, Wash., June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In a review of 29 published human studies, Dr. Darshan
According to Dr. Kelley, sweet cherries are low in calories, but deliver high concentrations of nutrients and bioactive components, such as fiber, polyphenols, carotenoids, vitamin C and potassium. Researchers reviewed human studies conducted with cherries and considered published results from animal and in vitro tests. Altogether, findings indicate that sweet cherry consumption may reduce risk for chronic inflammatory diseases including arthritis, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer. Evidence also suggests improved sleep and cognitive functions.
Key findings from the review:
The full review is here.
About Northwest CherriesFounded in 1947, the Northwest Cherry Growers is a grower's organization funded solely by self-imposed fruit assessments used to increase awareness and consumption of regionally-grown stone fruits. The organization is dedicated to the promotion, education, market development, and research of stone fruits from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah and Montana orchards.
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