No Cherry alike! The real cherries Sant Climent. Sweet and tasty as to others. They are positive for headache.
Fruit yellow to red and red. It has a pulp whitish pink or has a sweet taste. Its shape depends largely on the variety. It often occurs with the stalk, and the diameter of cherry varies around 1, 5 and 2 cm. Among the varieties of this fruit, have a sweet 900 and 300 are acidic.
Family: Stone fruit
Scientific Family: Rosaceae
Varieties: Bing, mock, Cristobalina, Long Tail, Napoleon, Picota (Red, Black), Prime Giant, Ruby-Hardy Stark, Summit, Sunburst, Sweetheart, Van.
Nutritional value: 77 calories per 100 grams
Recommended grams per day: 150 grams
Features / Benefits: The Wealth of cherries in carbohydrate represents a significant contribution of calories and large amounts of mineral salts (potassium, sodium, calcium and magnesium) and vitamins (A, B and C). This high sugar content and minerals makes it very suitable for the growth of children, and for the diets of diabetics and the elderly. The cherry has a real and cleansing diuretic and laxative, thanks to the cellulose fiber they contain. This fruit has a excellent healing properties. Its use prevents cancer and reduces the level of uric acid in the blood, so it is also beneficial to prevent gout. In addition, Cherry has also been used in the treatment of rheumatism and bowel disinfection.
Season: April to July (outdoor)
Production areas: The cherry producing countries are the United States, Germany, Italy, France, Hungary and Spain (Zaragoza, Cáceres, Barcelona, Castellón, Alicante, Rioja, Salamanca, Granada, Jaén, León).
Plant Name: Cerezo.
Trivia: It is believed that the cherry is native to Europe from the Iberian Peninsula in the Caucasus.
Preparation and consumption: The healthiest way to eat cherries is raw, either fresh or dried, provided they are ripe. Can also be consumed in the form of jam or compote, candied sugar, sorbets, cakes, ice cream, etc. On the other hand, if subjected to boiling for making jam or preserves, proteins and vitamins are destroyed almost completely