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Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

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Sweet cherries are available fresh, frozen, canned and dried for good nutrition and convenience. If selecting fresh, choose firm, red cherries with stems attached. Avoid soft or shriveled cherries. Varieties to Explore Dark Sweet Cherries Rainier Cherry  

Nutrient Content Claims  

Fat free, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Sodium free, Good source of vitamin C  

Health Claims  

Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Cherries are fat free.  

Sodium & Hypertension: 

  • Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors.
  • Cherries are sodium free. Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Cherries are sodium free.
  • Cherries, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure.

Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Cherries contains no saturated fat or cholesterol.  

Fruits & Vegetables & Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fruits and vegetables (foods that are low in fat and may contain dietary fiber, vitamin A, or vitamin C) may reduce the risk of some types of cancer, a disease

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Refrigerate cherries for up to 10 days.

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Presence in Ethnic Cuisines
Asian / African / Mediterranean

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