Cherry: Properties and benefits

The cherry is the true “queen” of summer and probably the tastiest and most requested summer fruit. But, in addition to being a real delicacy, the cherry is also a fruit with precious beneficial virtues that make it a real panacea for our health. First of all, its high water content makes it a thirst-quenching fruit. A quality highly appreciated in summer when the summer heat makes it essential to replenish the liquids lost through sweating. It also has multiple beneficial properties. The richness of water and fiber it contains give it very useful laxative properties in states of constipation. It contains good quantities of vitamin C and also a notable quantity of vitamin E and beta-carotene which make it precious for strengthening our immune system. It is very rich in polyphenols and anthocyanins which give it a very powerful antioxidant action and fight against premature aging (quercetin is also present in it, one of the most powerful antioxidants known). Cherries are also very rich in mineral salts such as magnesium, calcium, potassium and phosphorus which make them a precious remineralizer. It has restorative properties and for this reason it is an excellent tonic for our body.