Are cherries as healthy as blueberries?

The answer: just about. Blueberries are often referred to as a “superfood” – meaning they are very high in antioxidants.

In the discussion about superfoods, cherries tend to be overlooked, but why is that? Evidence shows that cherries are superfoods in their own right. In fact, they contain the same antioxidant as blood oranges (and blueberries, for that matter), called anthocyanin.

The benefits from this antioxidant include a diminished risk of heart disease, some forms of cancer, and build-up of LDL cholesterol.

Dr. Fuhrman, a highly-respected doctor that has been recognized by Dr. Oz, recently posted an entry on his blog about all the benefits of cherries. Check out the positive impact cherries can have on your health, then head over to

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