Published on July 26th, 2010
A new study out this month finds that tart cherry juice can help you get a better night’s sleep, but there are study limitations and it probably doesn’t have as strong of an effect as other methods for curing insomnia. Nonetheless, here’s another reason to enjoy some cherries or cherry juice today.
There are many health benefits of cherries. This fruit is a great source of vitamins, especially Vitamins A and C, and potassium. Thanks to the flavonoids they contain, such as pectin and anthocyanins, cherries can help in the prevention of heart disease, stroke and cancer. They can also help in muscle recovery and reduce inflammation, as well as decrease the risk of some common problems associated with aging (i.e arthritis, gout and rheumatism).
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