Cherries are rich in vitamin C, fibre, potassium and antioxidants. One cup of cherries – only 10-12 cherries! – provides 16% of daily vitamin C requirements. A one cup serving of cherries has the capacity to hold 4,873 antioxidants, including the powerful Anthocyanins believed to be good for heart health. Cherries have been shown to alleviate arthritis and gout and have high levels of melatonin, which can help you get a good nights sleep.