Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Why cherries? For their many health benefits  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 21/06/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!


(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Cherries are chock-full of the good stuff and an indulgent snack thats good for you.

cherries are the ultimate rare treat with many health benefits. bursting with antioxidants essential vitamins and nutrients cherries are chock-full of the good stuff and an indulgent snack that’s good for you.

this year the total production of cherries are expected to reach 4000 tonnes with british growers predict that this year’s crop will be the longest and largest season on record.

femalefirst.co.uk enlists few reasons that why you should be eating them more religiously this year:

anthocyanins: a powerful antioxidant anthocyanins are found in pigment and cherries are pigment-rich fruits. the darker the fruit the better they are for you as these are the source of fruit and vegetables’ rich dark colours. these compounds are crammed with anti-inflammatory anti-viral and anti-cancer properties.

fibre: about ten cherries will provide the body with 1.4 grams of fibre which is nearly 10 percent of an adult’s rda (recommended dietary allowance).

potassium: cherries are extremely high in heart-healthy potassium which regulates heart rae and blood pressure and reduces the risk of hypertension and stroke while promoting the heart and kidneys to function properly.

antioxidants: cherries are exceptionally rich in antioxidants such as lutein zaexanthin and beta carotene. these compounds act as protective scavengers against harmful free radicals that play a role in aging cancers and various diseases.

melatonin: feeling tried but having trouble sleeping? cherries are a rich food source of the hormone melatonin which promotes healthy circadian rhythm and sleep patterns.

essential vitamins: there’s no need to pop vitamin pills if you’re feeling poorly. one cup of cherries provides 10.8mg of vitamin c alongside beta carotene vitamin a vitamin b6 and vitamin k. these vitamins are essential for collagen formation in the blood vessels blood muscles and bones.

phytosterols: phytosterols also known as plant sterols occur naturally in cherries. these help to reduce ‘bad’ cholesterol levels (ldl) to lower the risk of cancer and stimulate the immune system.

low in calories: one cherry is just four calories so there’s no need to feel guilty about finishing off a bag in one go.


 


Khaleej Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Mar 30 2017 - EQUATE Group announces USD 679 million in total net profit for 2016MENAFN Press
(MENAFN Editorial)The EQUATE Group, a global producer of petrochemicals, announced today USD 679 million in total net profit for the fiscal year ending 31 December 2016. The EQUATE Group combines ...

 Mar 30 2017 - Italy will not deport unaccompanied refugee childrenThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) ROME: Italy's parliament on Thursday approved a law that allows unaccompanied refugee children to stay in the country and be protected from mistreatment. 'This is a ...

 Mar 30 2017 - Global security experts to converge at Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC) 2017MENAFN Press
(MENAFN Editorial)Cyber security experts from across the region and globe will discuss, debate and highlight the latest smart cities technology and service innovations at the Gulf Information ...

 Mar 30 2017 - Jordan- Royal decree appoints Al Shoubaki as King's adviserJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman, March 30 (Petra)--A Royal Decree was issued appointing Faisal Jibril Hassan Al Shoubaki as the King's advisor, as of March 30, 2017. 30/3/2017 - 02:56:42 ...

 Mar 30 2017 - Jordan- Royal decree appoints director of Intelligence DepartmentJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman, March 30 (Petra) -- A Royal Decree was issued Thursday appointing Maj. Gen. Adnan Na'el al-Jundi, as Director General of the General Intelligence Department as ...

 Mar 30 2017 - Jordan- Lower House speaker, French official discuss ties, regionJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman, March 30 (Petra)--Speaker of the Lower House of Parliament Atef Tarawneh reiterated the centrality of the Palestinian cause as well as the importance of ...

 Mar 30 2017 - Jordan- Emirates plane collides with another aircraft in SingaporeJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Dubai, March 30 (Petra) -- An Emirates passenger aircraft suffered minor damage after coming into contact with another airplane on the ground at Changi Airport in ...

 Mar 30 2017 - Jordan- Army chief receives US military delegationJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman, March 30 (Petra) -- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Lt. General Mahmoud Freihat, Thursday received U.S. Special Operations Command chief Gen. Raymond ...

 Mar 30 2017 - Jordan- King calls Crown Prince of Abu DhabiJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman, March 30 (Petra) -- His Majesty King Abdullah II on Thursday thanked Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE, Mohammed bin Zayed ...

 Mar 30 2017 - Jordan- Lebanese president visits Baptism SiteJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Baptism Site, March 30 (Petra) -- President of Lebanon Michel Aoun, on Thursday visited the Baptism Site, some 40km west of Amman. Touring archaeological sites and ...

more...


 





Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Search News
Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help