Healthy Fruit to Snack on This Summer
Here are some of the most nutritious summer fruits, plus pointers on how to pick the best from your grocery store!
CherriesFew foods are more fun to eat than cherries, and at only 87 calories per cup, you can afford to indulge. Plus, a 2006 study from the Agricultural Research Service showed that eating about 2 1/2 cups of cherries a day fights inflammation, which causes arthritis and cancer.
Buying and Storing: Look for firm, feeply colored cherries; store unwashed in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Serving: Pit cherries and serve on ricotta or yogurt with honey and a sprinkling of slivered almonds.