The Cherry: Super Fruit for 2012
The Maqui Berry was dubbed the unofficial super fruit of 2011. The super fruit for 2012 is the cherry. Cherries are a great low-calorie sweet and tasty treat that have a number of benefits for your overall health and well-being. Cherries are chalk full of antioxidants which in turn fight free radicals help prevent cancer and heart disease. Want to slow the sings of aging?? Nibble on cherries the next time you reach for a snack. Your skin will thank you.
There are a few different way to get your daily cherry fix. Find a good quality cherry juice and swap out a glass for something else you would normally drink. Did you know that tart cherry juice has been proven to reduce pain? Buy some dried cherries and sprinkle them on top of some low-fat yogurt. You can even bake cherries into muffins, yum!