Not only do tart cherries help ease your pain & decrease inflammation, they also have a long list of health benefits. More than 50 scientific studies have been conducted to discover these health benefits. Tart cherries have been found to
- Reduce levels of uric acid & relieve gout symptoms
- Fight colon cancer
- Reduce migraine headaches
- Reduce oxidative stress & slow down the aging process
- Improve sleep
Tart cherries have also been proven to reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes. According to a study from the University of Michigan, tart cherries provide the same cardiovascular benefits as a class of drugs called PPAR agonists that help regulate fat and glucose. The researchers believe that anthocyanins the pigments that give the fruit its dark red color may be responsible for this benefit.
Start feeling the benefits of tart cherries today by drinking tart cherry juice. Contact me to discuss further benefits of tart cherries & how to incorporate this fruit into your food plan.