Gilgit baltistan and Skardu in Pakistan are very well-known for producing the best quality fresh and dried cherries.
What is dry cherry good for?
1. Rich in nutrients:
Cherries are rich in minerals, vitamins, potassium and fiber. Since, Cherries are rich in fiber they are very helpful for bowel movements.
2. Packed with anti-oxidants:
Cherries are rich in carotenoid pigments like beta-carotene and vitamin C, which have anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.
3. Helps in Muscle Recovery:
Cherries can help you to recover quickly from muscle injuries. According to some studies, Cherries help to regain strength.
4. Improves Heart's health:
Many studies show that diets rich in fruits are associated with a reduced risk of heart disease. What’s more, cherries are rich in powerful polyphenol antioxidants, including anthocyanins, flavonols, and catechins, which may help keep your heart healthy by protecting against cellular damage and reducing inflammation.
5. Prevents Arthritis and Gout:
Due to rich anti-inflammatory properties, Cherries are helpful to prevent arthritis by keeping Uric acid low. Another study in 633 people with gout demonstrated that those who ate fresh cherries over 2 days had 35% fewer gout attacks than those who did not consume the fruit.
6. Improves Sleep Quality:
Due to high concentration of plant compounds, Cherries are known very beneficial in improving sleep quality.