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Interesting Cherry Fact #12

Interesting Cherry Fact #12

This one is about dried cherries!

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It takes 6 to 8 pounds of cherries to make 1 pound of dried cherries!

Dried cherries are very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. They are also a very good source of Dietary Fiber.

Dried cherries may easily be substituted in recipes that call for cranberries or raisins. They can be added to oatmeal, salads or soups, or eaten by the handful.

Check this out!!!

Jet Lag Reliever
One of the few known natural sources of melatonin, eating dried cherries may help relieve jet lag. Dried cherries should be eaten one hour before desired sleep time on the flight. After arriving at your new destination, eat cherries one hour before desired bedtime each night for three consecutive nights.

Remember to keep your kitchen well stocked with dried cherries.  Be sure to order from Seaquist Orchards Farm Market, at http://www.seaquistorchards.com

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Read more: What Are the Benefits of Dried Cherries? | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/facts_5167345_benefits-dried-cherries.html#ixzz2KSn4HtAm

(from http://www.choosecherries.com)

(from http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts-C00001-)

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Interesting Cherry Fact #3

Choose Cherries, America's Superfruit

Interesting Cherry Fact #3

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 It’s the Super Fruit!

Today, there are more than 50 studies specifically on tart cherries and scientists continue to uncover new and important benefits of today’s hottest Super Fruit.

Research has linked tart cherries to anti-inflammatory benefits, reduced pain from gout and arthritis and an extensive list of heart health benefits. Recent studies even suggest tart cherries can help reduce post-exercise muscle and joint pain.

(from Choose Cherries.com)

This was a great day at the Fish Creek Festival!  The soup at the Peninsula Arts School was delicious – and the bowls that we purchased with the soup are beautiful, – that may be because they were made by Bonnie and Laura Seaquist!  All the bowls at the soup event were very creative, pretty, fun, interesting, – and useful!  Thank you to all who worked so hard to make that such a great event!

Remember, our online store at Seaquist Orchards Farm Market is a great place to buy Door County cherries!

Interesting Cherry Fact #2

Interesting Cherry Fact #2

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                      This tidbit of info is especially for all of you runners out there – cherry juice is the drink of choice!

“Research from Oregon Health & Science University revealed that runners who drank cherry juice twice a day for seven days prior to and on the day of a long-distance relay had significantly less muscle pain following the race than those who drank another fruit juice beverage.  Researchers believe cherries’ post-exercise benefits are likely because of the fruit’s natural anti-inflammation properties – attributed to antioxidant compounds called anthocyanins, which also give cherries their bright red color.”   (from ChooseCherries.com)

It’s a beautiful day in Door County – the sun is shining, the snowmobile trails are open, and ski trails are ready for you!  Come and visit Door County today!

National Cherry Month means it’s time to shop online at Seaquist Orchards Farm Market.  Gifts for a friend, sweetheart or for yourself – we have it for you!