The red and tart cherry has a number of health benefits. Cherries are natural source of the hormone melatonin which is a strong antioxidant. It also contains phenolic compounds that helps protect neurodegeneration.
Cherries have high contents of anthocynanins which help reduces inflammation. Daily consumption of cherries reduce cholesterol and triglycerides. These succulent fruits are also great in aiding sleep and preventing memory loss. It is also high in fiber so it reduces the risk of colon and rectal cancer and other diseases relative to the digestive tract.