These cherry facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including cherries in your diet.
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You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include cherry in your diet.
The cherry is:
- Low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium
- High in Dietary Fiber and Vitamin C
The nutritional value of cherries means that they're good for:
- Losing weight
- Maintaining good general health
It is also OK to include a small number of cherries in your diet for:
- Gaining weight
The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of the cherry.
|Preparation||Portion||Carbs (g)||Fiber (g)||Fat (g)||Energy (kj)|
|Raw Cherries||100g (includes stone)||12||1.5||0||225|
|Glace Cherries||6 (30g)||20||0||0||325|
|Canned Cherries (in syrup)||100g||17||1.5||0||295|