Why Did Charming Billy Care If She Could Make a Cherry Pie
Have you heard that all old sayings, rhymes, myths, and fables have their truths. So what do you think of the fact that charming Billy's love and the apple of his eye could make a cherry pie as quick as a cat could wink's it's eye? Why did charming Billy care if his love could make a cherry pie? A whim, or a nutritionally important choice in a cook you plan to stay with forever/ Cherries, and in particular sweet cherries, are a nutritionally dense food rich in anthocyanins, quercetin, hydroxycinnamates, potassium, fiber, vitamin C, carotenoids, and melatonin. Some of these compounds are fragile, thus buying and eating locally is an important consideration for consuming nutritious cherries. Like with other compounds the amount light and specifically UV concentration when during growing, degree of ripeness, postharvest storage conditions, and processing, each can significantly alter the amounts of nutrients and bioactive components the cherries will have. These constituent nutrients and bioactive food components support the potential preventive health benefits of cherry intake in relation to cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, inflammatory diseases, and Alzheimer's disease. So what's for dessert should include cherries!