There's nothing better than fresh fruit in the summer. In fact, there are so many in-season options that some pretty amazing superfoods don't get the attention they deserve. One of them is the cherry, which is chock-full of antioxidants, fiber, and nutrients that are beneficial to so many aspects of our health.
So if you needed an excuse to eat more of them—or a reason to start making this cherry buckwheat smoothie bowl on the reg—look no further. Here's a roundup of the most magical benefits of these vibrant summer fruits. Because on top of being delicious, fun to eat, and easy to incorporate into any recipe, cherries can also: