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cherry

Nutrition
A fleshy stone fruit that has been touted as a superfood by nutriotionists due to its high concentration of anti-oxidants and anthrocyanins, which have analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects in rats.

Sexology
A widely used, rude colloquial term for the hymen, a membranous tissue which partially covers the vaginal orifice and is traditionally a sign of virginity; however, the hymen can be broken not only by sexual intercourse, but also by tampon use, masturbation and vigourous exercise; some women are born without one.
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Cherries are the quintessential British fruit and right now they are at their absolute best.
Shoppers prefer British cherries as they are considered the best in the world because of the near perfect climate here.
The farmers are now demanding that the government should provide support either by providing market for cherry crop or they should make arrangements for transportation of cherries across different states of the country, where they can get better remunerative prices.
A portion of 14 cherries counts as one of your five-a-day, contributing to a balanced diet of plenty of fruit and vegetables (if you value your teeth, make sure you CHERRY take the cherry stones out first).
The anti-inflammatory effect of cherries helps keep your body healthy; but what's more, cherries rank lower than many fruits on the glycemic index.
A good source of polyphenols, powerful plant compounds which include anthocyanins, cherries have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
A useful--and surprising--clue to the change in the symbolic meaning of cherries may be found in the once silver-bright form of a 600-year old badge (Fig.
The colossal cherries are handpicked from family-owned farms in the Pacific Northwest and then infused with premium spirits (6 percent Alcohol by Volume).
'Cherries to me mean a little sexy which is kind of interesting because when I started, I had a song called 'I Kissed a Girl' and in the line it says, 'The taste of your cherry chapstick,' so I guess we've gone from cherry chapstick to cherry pie,' Perry said in an interview with Buzzfeed Tasty.
2 Cherries are also one of the few food sources of the hormone melatonin, which regulates sleep patterns.
British cherries are in abundance at the moment and UK cherry growers predict that around 5,500 tonnes of the fruit will be produced this summer.
Take 2 cups of dried cherries and pour boiling water over them.