The carbohydrates in cherries come as sugars making them a sweet yet nutritious treat.
Carbohydrate: 11.5 grams
Potassium: 152 mg
Vitamin C: 12%
Cherries have many health benefits as they:
– are great for weight loss and weight maintenance
– help to prevent cavities
– may relieve the symptoms of gout
Black cherries are said to contain a potent bacteria killer that stops tooth decay and halts the formation of plaque.
A handful of up to 250 grams of cherries a day is said to have beneficial effects on the symptoms of gout amongst other ailments.