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Health Benefits of Cherries

Health Benefits of Cherries

Health Benefits of Cherries

Happy Friday! I haven’t been this excited that it’s Friday since… last Friday!

Today I have a delicious dessert recipe to share with you that is perfect for celebrating the start of the weekend…. Cherry Vegan Sorbet with crushed pistachios and cacao nibs! 

Health Benefits Of Cherries

Before we dive into this delicious recipe, I’d love to share the health benefits of cherries with you! You may be surprised to learn all of the ways in which cherries can benefit us!

Cherries Fight Inflammation

A recent study published in The Journal of Nutrition found that participants who consumed approximately 45 fresh sweet cherries daily significantly decreased the amount of inflammatory biomarkers in the body. Anthocyanin, a compound naturally found in cherries, helps to fight and reduce inflammation. For this reason, cherries are great to consume post workout to improve recovery time, reduce swelling and muscle soreness.

Cherries Are Good For A Night’s Rest

Cherries are a natural source of melatonin, a compound which helps regulate the body’s sleep cycle.

Cherries Fight Heart Disease

Cherries rich source of anthocyanin can also help reduce plaque and nitric oxide build up, which can help improve heart health.

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Cherry Vegan Soft Serve

This recipe was created in partnership with Inspired Home, and you can see the full recipe here! 

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Disclosure: I have been selected by the International Housewares Association to be a contributor for Inspired Home. While I have been compensated for my time, my opinions, recipes, reviews and ideas are my own. 

Megan

Megan Roosevelt

Megan Roosevelt is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Host, Video Producer as well as the founder and CEO of Healthy Grocery Girl®

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