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Nutrition Information

 

Nutrition Analysis of Sweet Cherries

Serving Size

100 Grams

Frozen

Pitted & Halved

Canned

Heavy Syrup

Maraschino

Cherries

Calories
70
83
174
Carbohydrates
16.6 gm
20 gm
44.2 gm
Dietary Fiber
3 gm
less than 1 gm
3 gm
Cholesterol
0
0
0
Sodium
0
17 mg
6.65 mg
Vitamin A (IU)
0
0
0
Vitamin C
7 mg
4 mg
0
Potassium
220 mg
0
0
Protein
1.2 gm
less than 1 gm
0.32 mg
Fat
1.0
0
0.14 gm
Saturated Fatty Acids
0.1 gm
0
36.4 mg
Monounsaturated Fatty Acids
.3 gm
0
0
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids
0.3 gm
0
0
Calcium
15 mg
0
60 mg
Iron
.4 mg
0.4 mg
2.1 mg

 

Nutrient, Caratenoid, Anthocyanin and Quercetin

content of commonly consumed cherry products

(per 100 grams or approx. 15 cherries)

Nutrient/ phytochemical
Cherries, sweet

Cherries,

sweet, canned

Cherries, sweet, frozen, sweetened
Energy (kcal)
63
46
89
Protein (g)
1.1
0.8
1.2
Fat (g)
0.2
0.1
0.1
Carbohydrate (g)
16.0
11.8
22.4
Fiber (g)
2.1
1.5
2.1
Glycemic Index
22
22
22
Vitamin C (mg)
7
2.2
1.0
Potassium (mg)
222
131
199
Lutein/Zeaxanthin
85
57
85
Total anthocyanin (mg)
80.2
Not available
Not available
Quercetin (mg)
2.64
3.2
Not available

(USDA Database for the flavonoid content of selected foods (2006).

Additional information can be found on the USDA’s National Nutrient page.

Sweet cherries are a significant source of polyphenols in the human diet. Bing cherries contain approximately 160-170 mg total polyphenols in a 100-gram serving. The primary class of phenolics in sweet cherries is hydroxycinnamates, accounting for about 40 percent of the total.