Nutritional Benefits of Cherries

Apr 29
Tart cherries are packed full of great health benefits and many compounds. In addition to knowing about the  naturual health benefits of the tart cherry, it is also vital to learn about the nutritional benefits of cherries. The reason is the cherry not only offers an entire range of benefits including maintaining healthy sleep function, maintaining health joint function and even a healthy cardiovascular system. This fruit also offers some outstanding nutritional advantages, too. In this post, I would like to share some of these advantages with you. Daily serving (1/4 cup – 45g) of dried tart cherries provides the following:
  • 138 Calories
  • 4.55 g protein
  • 28.9g Carbohydrates
  • .23g Fat
 Daily serving (1 oz. – 28.3g) of tart cherry juice concentrate
  • 74 Calories
  • .92 g protein
  • 17.5g Carbohydrates
  • 0g Fat
 Daily serving (1/2 cup – 67g) of frozen tart cherries
  • 28 Calories
  • .65 g protein
  • 6.35g Carbohydrates
  • .4g Fat
 Daily serving (1/2 oz. – 121g) of canned tart cherries
  • 37 Calories
  • .90 g protein
  • 8.13g Carbohydrates
  • .07g Fat
* Nutritional analysis conducted by the American Analytical Chemistry Laboratories Corporation Select Nutritional Benefits of Cherries Compared to Other Fruits
Select Fruit (100 grams) Vitamin A IU Beta Carotene MCG Vitamin B6 MG Thiamin MG Iron MG Potassium MG
Tart Cherries Frozen 870 522 .067 .044 .53 124
Watermelon Raw 569 303 .045 .033 .24 112
Peaches Raw 326 162 .025 .024 .25 190
Blueberries Frozen 46 28 .059 .032 .18 54
Strawberries Frozen 45 27 .028 .022 .75 148
Raspberries Raw 33 12 .055 .032 .69 151
Oranges Raw 225 71 .060 .087 .10 181

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