Episode 310: Jaclyn London, MS, RD, CDN

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In this episode of the Produce Moms podcast, Lori Taylor and Jackie London discuss the health benefits of cherries. They highlight the nutritional properties of cherries, including their antioxidant content, anti-inflammatory properties, and ability to reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. They also discuss the sleep-promoting benefits of cherries and their role in regulating blood pressure. The conversation emphasizes the versatility, convenience, and affordability of cherries, making them a delicious and nutritious addition to any diet. They also address common concerns about the sugar content of cherries and explain why the naturally occurring sugar in fruit is not a cause for concern. The episode concludes with a discussion on freezing cherries and how it preserves their nutritional benefits for year-round enjoyment.


  • Cherries are a nutritious fruit that can reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.
  • The antioxidant content of cherries, particularly the anthocyanins, contributes to their health benefits.
  • Cherries have anti-inflammatory properties and can help regulate blood pressure.
  • The naturally occurring sugar in cherries is not a cause for concern and can be enjoyed as part of a healthy diet.
  • Freezing cherries preserves their nutritional benefits and allows for year-round enjoyment.


00:00 Introduction: Celebrating Cherry Season

04:27 The Nutritional Properties of Cherries

07:43 Cherries as an Anti-Inflammatory Food

12:07 Cherries: Delicious, Nutritious, Convenient, and Affordable

13:23 Debunking Concerns About Sugar in Cherries


Website: Home – Northwest Cherries (nwcherries.com)


Facebook: Northwest Cherries

About Lori

Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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