KEEP PAIN AT BAY WITH ANTI-INFLAMMATORY PROPERTIES
Sweet cherries contain anthocyanins, which appear to shut down enzymes that cause tissue inflammation in a similar manner to ibuprofen and naproxen. Increased inflammation is the underlying cause for numerous chronic human diseases, such as:
- Cardiovascular disease
Biomarkers of these diseases and C-reactive protein, a common marker of inflammation, have been reduced in human studies of cherry consumption.
A TASTIER WAY TO FIGHT CANCER
TAKE THE BITE OUT OF GOUT ATTACKS
SWEET CHERRIES, SWEETER DREAMS
Snack on a sweet source of fiber
A sweet fix without busting GI levels
Sweet cherries are a flavorful source of potassium1 as well as important nutritional properties and bioactive compounds, including:
- Polyphenolics: anthocyanins, flavonoids, hydroxycinnamic acids
- Indolamines: tryptophan, melatonin, serotonin
These compounds, gained through consuming dark sweet cherries, contribute to a host of beneficial effects on certain diseases and conditions.