The Detroit News
February is known as national cherry month. This month is linked to cherries because of the controversial legend of George Washington cutting down his father’s cherry tree. His birthday is Feb. 22.
Cherries are high in antioxidants and vitamin C, beta carotene, potassium, magnesium, iron, fiber and foliate. Cherries might help with pain and inflammation. They also might have a role in providing better sleep.
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