[caption id="attachment_550" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Cherry Juice Natural Benefits"][/caption] The information about the tart cherry and cherry juice just keeps coming out. Here is a brief overview of some of the great compounds in this ruby red fruit. Anthocyanins: This compound, although found in a number of other fruits, is responsible for giving the cherry its distinctive red color. In addition, to working synergistically with the other compounds, it helps to maintain health joint function. The cherry juice is a natural source of anthocyanins. Vitamin C: This vitamin is a soluble vitamin the body doesn’t store, thus it must be consumed daily. It is necessary for keeping soft tissue healthy including the digestive system, your gums and the lining of your mouth. Dietary Fiber: This helps with digestive tract and helping the body clean out any waste it needs to dispose. Potassium: This is a vital mineral that is necessary for muscle contraction. In addition, it helps with keeping water inside the vein and arteries. Magnesium: This one helps with maintaining proper bone development and for muscle growth. In addition, it also helps us to get energy from the carbohydrates we consume. As you can see, the little cherry is packed full of an entire array of healthy options for a health lifestyle. You can either get the fresh fruit while it is in season during the summer harvest month of July or simply grab some cherry juice and drink it on a daily basis. By enjoying the drink, you’ll be able to enjoy the benefits all year long.