Cherry

Cherry

Cherries belong to the rose family.

Fun Facts: 
The word cherry refers to both the tree and the fleshy fruit.
Anthocyanins found in cherries also block inflammatory enzymes, reducing pain. 20 cherries are 10 times as potent as aspirin and have positive effects on arthritis pain. (from the California Cherry Advisory Board)
Seasonality: 
California, May

Kay Filice

Filice Farms LP
Hollister, CA
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Amount Per Serving  
Calories: 16  
  % Daily Value*
Total Fat: 0.15g 0%
Cholesterol: 0mg 0%
Sodium: 3mg 0.13%
Total Carbohydrate: 3.77g 1.26%
     Dietary Fiber: 0.05 0% 
     Sugars: 0g  
Protein: 0.2g  
Vitamin A 7.52% Vitamin C 1370%
Calcium 0.6% Iron 0.56%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Source: USDA National Nutrient Database