Showing posts with label Cherries - Authentically Nourishing Food #health #homeremedy. Show all posts
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Monday, December 29, 2014

Cherries - Authentically Nourishing Food #health #homeremedy

Cherries - Authentically Nourishing Food #homeremedy

Another Home remedies for all of your eyes to view!! and hopefully help you xoxo

There are over one thousand known varieties of cherries, which are broadly classified on the basis of their sweetness, sourness and colour. Nutritionally, they are low in calories and high in iron content. A 100 gm of cherries provides 8.5 mg of iron. Along with this, it has some amount of vitamin-C, which helps in the absorption of iron. Cherries have long been valued by naturopaths for their cleansing properties as they help remove toxins and excess fluids through the kidneys, perhaps owing to the low sodium and high potassium content. Potassium helps in stabilising heartbeat and regulating blood pressure. Cherries also help in the reduction of excess uric acid in the blood, thereby useful in preventing gout, Cherries also have calcium, magnesium and phosphorus, which help in building bones. Pickled Ingredients Cherries: 1 kg Natural vinegar: 300ml Sugar: 500 g Cloves: 6 Fresh ginger, peeled: 15 g Cinnamon, crushed: 2 small sticks. Method: Wash and stone the cherries. Dissolve the sugar in heated vinegar and add the spices. Simmer the cherries in the spiced vinegar for a few minutes, then pack into warmed jars and cover with the vinegar. When cooled, seal and store. These are best eaten with main course meats, tarts or quiches as an accompaniment. To use cherries for dessert, substitute the vinegar with 250 ml water. Serve with yogurt or ice cream