Registered Dietician Grace Derocha, with Blue Cross Blue Shield, says cherries might be included in nearly any meal,
For breakfast, you’ll be able to slap collectively a enjoyable twist on cherry toast with ricotta, cottage cheese and thyme with honey-roasted tart cherries on prime.
For lunch, attempt making a turkey and lean beef cherry meatball with pink onions and a horse radish mustard dip.
Derocha says cherries have a number of health advantages for sleep and wellness.
“Any parents out there trying to get to sleep, you can have some cherries, some dried cherries, anything you want because it helps the body produce more melatonin,” she says. “It helps reduce inflammation in the body. So anyone that has gout or arthritis, and if you work out a lot it can help reduce that workout soreness. Obviously great antioxidants. Can help fight cancer keep your heart healthy, keep you regular. So many great things about cherries.”
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