A delicious fruit in season right now is cherries, and here’s some benefits to eating them, according to the University of Michigan Health System:1) Cherries provide natural osteoarthritis relief (they can help reduce joint inflammation);
2) Cherries reduce stroke risk (tart cherries provide cardiovascular benefits equal to some medications, and can improve the result even when taken with prescriptions);
3) Cherries help you get some sleep (studies have shown significant increases in time in bed, total sleep time, and sleep efficiency).
So enjoy . . . and benefit!
(Published July 18, 2014)