A lot of research has been conducted on the the fresh source red fruit and cherry juice for maintaining healthy joints. A number medical universities, food researchers, independent companies and even the United States Government has conducted research on the powerful properties of the Michigan-grown tart cherry.
Many of the researchers have conducted this tiny fruit does offer a number of health benefits including:
Being a natural source of melatonin for getting a more restful night's sleep*
Powerful free-radical fighting anthocyanins for helps the build combat the damage caused by free radicals
The presence of anthocyanins, potassium and other natural phytochemicals
While many agree it does offer health benefits, the final agreement on which specific compound helps maintain healthy joints is still undecided. Some of the research indicates the anthocyanins are responsible for healthy joints, another researcher states it is the synergistic mixture of all of the compounds and more. In addition, since dozens of different types of anthocyanins naturally exist in natural and they are also responsible for changing the color of the leaves from green to vibrant colors during the fall months.
So with all of the conflicting data and published research what is an individual to do when they want to enjoy healthy joints thanks to the tart cherry? One of the bes things to do is enjoy the entire whole cherry or products that are made from the whole cherry like our Fruit Advantage tart cherry joint formula or enjoy a glass of the cherry juice.