The sweet cherry juice, also referred to as the black cherry juice is used by many people to help maintain healthy juice function. However, unlike the Montmorency tart cherry juice that is used to produce our juice it contains more naturally occurring sugar. In addition, the tart, also called the sour or red, variety has had more research conducted on the natural health benefits when compared to volume of published research on the sweet variety. So not only does the sour have more research published research it is an excellent first choice for those looking to naturally reduce the amount of sugar intake.
It is believed to be synergistic benefits of all of the compounds in this Michigan grown cherry juice fruit to provide the natural ability to maintain healthy joints. This little fruit is also a natural source of melatonin so it may be able to help with maintain healthy sleep, too.
So let’s take a closer look at just a few of the benefits of this amazing up-n-coming super fruit:
Maintaining Healthy Joint Function*:
As mentioned above, it is believed to be the work all of the compounds or the synergistic benefits of everything in the fruit working together to provide healthy joint benefits. This have been documented by leading researchers at one of nation’s leading medical universities. In addition, the presence of anthocyanins in the cherry also help.
However, with the existence of over 300+ varieties of anthocyaninins in nature more research has to be conducted to determine what is the exact compound, if it is one exact compound, that is 100% without a shadow of doubt to be the 100% positive solution for the healthy joint benefits from cherries.
Healthy Sleep Function*:
The red variety is also a source of naturally occurring melatonin. According the leading cherry publishing organization tart cherry juice concentrate has up to 10 times more Melatonin per gram when compared to the raw fruit. While the fresh cherries have up to 3.5 nanograms per gram and the cherry powder has over 137 nangrams per gram.
Check out this video on the natural health benefits of tart cherries we put together: