Healthy Facts

Cherries

Succulent GBR bing cherries, delicious and nutritious

Cherries, the “Super fruit,”  Recent studies indicate the powerful antioxidants in cherries, known as anthocyanins, may play a role in reducing inflammation and risk factors for heart disease. Scientists at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore discovered that the anthocyanins in tart cherries effectively reduced painful inflammation in an experimental animal model comparable to that obtained with the non-steroidal anti inflammatory drug, indomethacin.

Researchers believe that this effect may stem from the ability of anthocyanins to reduce oxidative stress, which is a major cause of autoimmune disease. non-steroidal anti inflammatory drug, indomethacin. The researchers believe that this effect may stem from the ability of anthocyanins to reduce oxidative stress, which is a major cause of autoimmune disease.

 

 

 

 

Heirloom Tomatoes

GBR grows several varieties of heirloom tomatoes for you and your family to enjoy, all rich in vitamins A and C

 

Heirloom Tomatoes

 

Tomatoes are also a  “Super fruit,”  having the benefits of Antioxidants, reduces cholesterol and protect the heart They are also a Rich Source of Vitamins and Minerals: A single tomato can provide about 40% of daily vitamin C requirement.

 

Vitamin C is a natural antioxidant which acts against cancer-causing free radicals. It also contains abundant Vitamin A, potassium as well as iron. Potassium plays a vital role in maintaining nerve health and iron is essential for maintaining normal blood health.

 

Vitamin K which is essential in blood clotting and is abundant in tomatoes.

 

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