Cherry is a small red fruit with a slight heart shape and dimple at its stem end. This firm juicy fruit has a sweet-tart taste. It is generally eaten plain but can also be added to sweet and savory dishes like salads, pies, yogurt, jams, sauces, juices, etc. Cherries are also a good source of fiber, beta carotene (antioxidant), vitamins A and C, calcium and iron. It also contains no fat, cholesterol and sodium making it healthy for a diet. It is beneficial for diabetes and high cholesterol.