A few thoughts on cherries:
- Cherries are best bought organic as they are on the dirty dozen list
- Cherries are a great source of the phytochemical anthocyanin that can help prevent cancer and protect against cardiovascular disease.
- Cherries are packed with antioxidants in fact 1 cup of cherries can carry 4,873 antioxidants.
- Cherries contain melatonin a hormone that is made naturally by the body to help regulate sleep and brain function. Try eating some before bed as a natural way to promote a healthy sleep cycle
Cherry Zinger Smoothie12 bing cherries pitted (frozen or fresh)
1/2 cup of low fat greek yogurt
1 orange juiced or 1/4 cup of orange juice
1 packet of stevia
Ice ( use less if using frozen cherries)
1 cup of milk ( I use cashew or coconut)
Add all your ingredients to your Blendtec or blender and process until smooth. Serves 2. Enjoy!
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Until next time stay strong and carry on!