Cheers to Northwest Cherries! Top 6 Health Benefits of Eating Cherries



Cheers to Northwest Cherries! Top 6 Health Benefits of Eating Cherries

Cheers to Northwest Cherries! The diamond of fruits, loaded with health benefits and taste so good. Hey! cherry lovers, imagine the pleasure of biting into juicy plump cherries. The new season of Northwest Cherries has make its sweet explosive entrance into the Malaysian fruit scene. I’m going to share with you the Top 6 Health Benefits of Eating Fresh Cherries, continue to read till the end yo!

Northwest Cherries, Cherries, Top 6 Health Benefits of Eating Cherries, Health, Fitness, Lifestyle, Food,
Cheers to Northwest Cherries! Top 6 Health Benefits of Eating Cherries


The US is currently the second-largest cherry exporter of the world and one of the leading exporters of cherries to Malaysia. North-western states have become one of the most sought-after cherries, thanks to its sweetness, firmness and consistency in colour. Now we all can enjoy these cherries here in Malaysia and it’s available at the supermarkets, and hypermarkets from June to end-August this year.

Northwest Cherries, Cherries, Top 6 Health Benefits of Eating Cherries, Health, Fitness, Lifestyle, Food,
Northwest Cherries Now in Malaysia!

Here at the official launch of Northwest Cherries at Tesco, Kepong. Mr Abdul Ghani Wahab, Agriculture Specialist, United States Department of Agriculture who was present to officially launch the new season recently, stated that Northwest Cherries are grown on fertile soil with a climate that is ideal for great quality cherries the world loves.

Northwest Cherries, Cherries, Top 6 Health Benefits of Eating Cherries, Health, Fitness, Lifestyle, Food,
The Official Launch of Northwest Cherries in Malaysia

“There are 11 varieties of Northwest Cherries and we believe our cherries are the most delicious cherries in the world! We hope more Malaysians will try these juicy fruits while they’re in season until end August for health as well as for snacking pleasure.” by Mr Abdul Ghani Wahab, Agriculture Specialist, United States Department of Agriculture. 

Retna Malar, Northwest Cherry Growers Market Representative provided informative notes on the harvest of cherries throughout the season - “Northwest Cherries offer a wide growth spread across many regions throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and Montana. The different microclimates allow cherries to ripen at different times through the season ensuring fresh harvest all summer long. The Northwest Cherries that you enjoy are never more than a few days from the tree.”

Northwest Cherries, Cherries, Top 6 Health Benefits of Eating Cherries, Health, Fitness, Lifestyle, Food,
Nutrition Facts & Health Benefits of Eating Fresh Cherries

Nutrition Facts about Cherries
1. Fat Free
2. Source of Vitamin C
3. Natural Anti-Inflamatory
4. Good Source of Potassium
5. Source of Melatonin
One cup, or about 21 cherries, contains less than 100 calories.  This coupled with its low GI ranking compared to many other fruits make it a nutritional rock-star for those watching their weight, health or just leading an active lifestyle.

Top 6 Health Benefits of Eating Fresh Cherries

1. Anti-Inflammatory
One of the best kept secrets on cherries is its anti-inflammatory properties which aid in muscle recovery and reduce muscle soreness after a workout. The fruit packs antioxidants, vitamins C and E as well as carotenoids and polyphenols, all of which help quash damaging free radicals and help neutralize inflammation in your body.

2. Alzheimer’s
3. Cardiovascular disease & hypertention
4. Diabetes
5. Gout
6. Cancer

Northwest Cherries, Cherries, Top 6 Health Benefits of Eating Cherries, Health, Fitness, Lifestyle, Food,
Northwest Cherries recently launched a “Cheers to Cherries” campaign in partnership with fitness guru Kevin Zahri and retail chain Tesco

On a mission to spread the goodness of Cherries, Northwest Cherries recently launched a “Cheers to Cherries” campaign in partnership with fitness guru Kevin Zahri and retail chain Tesco. The campaign aims to inspire health-conscious Malaysians to cherry on for a healthier fitness lifestyle.

Kevin Zahri, affectionately known as Cikgu Fitness Malaysia kicked off the campaign with an exciting sweat session demonstrating a few types of trending CrossFit workouts to get the heart pumping and muscle working. Kevin stressed on the fact that part of staying healthy is not just in the work-outs and active lifestyle but also in keeping your body nourished.

Northwest Cherries, Cherries, Top 6 Health Benefits of Eating Cherries, Health, Fitness, Lifestyle, Food,
During the launch, Kevin Zahri also demonstrated Cherries Oat Jar which is a great post-workout snack

Fit as a fiddle, Kevin is a certified trainer and nutritionist with many years of experience and extensive knowledge on fitness and health. Kevin has been very involved with the fitness scene in Malaysia, having published books, Ebooks as well as written for various fitness and lifestyle magazines.  He is also the founder of Malaysia’s largest weight loss movement called ‘Jom Kurus’. 

During the launch, he also demonstrated Cherries Oat Jar which is a great post-workout snack. The cherries lend its natural sweetness while pulling all the ingredients effortlessly with its distinctive flavour.

Now you are aware of the nutritious and health benefits of cherries, the next time you roam the aisles of the grocery store, stock up on some Northwest Cherries. Enjoy while it’s in season from June to end-August this year.

Northwest Cherries, Cherries, Top 6 Health Benefits of Eating Cherries, Health, Fitness, Lifestyle, Food,
Cheers to Northwest Cherries! Top 6 Health Benefits of Eating Cherries

Cheers to Northwest Cherries! Top 6 Health Benefits of Eating Cherries, please visit Northwest Cherries Malaysia

Instagram: @northwestcherries.my
Facebook: @NorthwestCherriesMY

4 comments:

  1. I love cherries. Eventhough the price is so damn expensive, I will buy it for the sake of eating it. At least once in a blue moon. Benda sedap Kenapa tak nak beli kan? Hehe. Good to know it is good for my health. Baru berbaloi

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Yes me too, my family and I love cherries and its loaded with lots of vitamons Well it's ok to have it once a while.

      Delete
  2. Woww dapat jumpa kevin zahri. Mesti best dapat ilmu dari dia. Honestly before ena tak suka makan cherries tapi lepas baca info ni rasa rugi ena tak amalkan. Banyak khasiat rupanya.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Hah now you know there are so many benefits makan cherries kan. I like it because it helps to reduce our body inflammation.

      Delete

COMMENT to show some LOVE ~ Thanks