Cherries and Health: A Review

@article{McCune2011CherriesAH,
  title={Cherries and Health: A Review},
  author={L. McCune and C. Kubota and N. Stendell-Hollis and C. Thomson},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={51},
  pages={1 - 12}
}
  • L. McCune, C. Kubota, +1 author C. Thomson
  • Published 2011
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
  • Cherries, and in particular sweet cherries, are a nutritionally dense food rich in anthocyanins, quercetin, hydroxycinnamates, potassium, fiber, vitamin C, carotenoids, and melatonin. UV concentration, degree of ripeness, postharvest storage conditions, and processing, each can significantly alter the amounts of nutrients and bioactive components. These constituent nutrients and bioactive food components support the potential preventive health benefits of cherry intake in relation to cancer… CONTINUE READING
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