Sweet Cherries Nutrition
Because of their deep, red colour, cherries are high in antioxidants anthocyanin and glycoside, which are said to help reduce the risk of cancer. They’re anti-inflammatory and good for muscle recovery and joint pain. They contain melatonin, a chemical known to be calming, helping relieve headaches, and developing regular sleep patterns. Sweet cherries (per 100 g) are just 63 calories and 0% fat. They provide vitamin C (11% of your daily recommended intake), potassium (5%), and contain 1.1 g of protein, 16 g of carbohydrates (12.8 g of naturally occurring sugar), 2.1 g or 8% of dietary fibre.