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2013-06-24 04:21:03

USDA Study Touts Health Benefits of Sweet Cherries YAKIMA, Wash., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cherry lovers, take note! The Northwest Cherry Growers are pleased to announce that cherry season has arrived. Sweet plump Northwest cherries are being plucked, packed and shipped nationwide by the 2,500 cherry growers spread across Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and Montana. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130624/AQ36797-a) (Logo:...

2013-06-18 08:32:36

YAKIMA, Wash., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the results of a recent study conducted by researchers at the USDA-Agricultural Research Service Western Human Nutrition Research Center, the Northwest Cherry Growers are pleased to announce that consuming about 45 (280 g) sweet Bing cherries significantly decreased circulating concentrations of specific inflammatory biomarkers in the blood. According to Dr. Kent Erickson, Professor at UC Davis School of Medicine and a collaborator in...