Dietitian’s Pick of the Month is Northwest Cherries

Five reasons to try Northwest Cherries

  1. Cherries are a natural food for melatonin, which may help improve your sleep.
  2. Because of their anti-inflammatory benefit, cherries may help reduce your risk of gout attacks and pain.
  3. Cherries are packed with antioxidants called anthocyanins which may help in the reduction of heart disease and cancer.
  4. Cherries are a good source of Vitamin C that may help aid your immune system.
  5. Cherries are a good source of fiber which is important for digestive health.

Enjoy this wonderful fruit now in season!

Becky Guittar, RD, LMNT

 

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