Also indexed as:Sour Cherry, Cherry, Tart
How It Works
Tart cherries are especially high in anthocyanins, a type of flavonoid with strong antioxidant activity demonstrated in both test tube and double-blind human studies.3435 These and other flavonoids found in tart cherries have also been shown to have anti-inflammatory effects in test tube and animal studies.36, 37, 38
How to Use It
A daily intake equivalent to 100 to 120 cherries or at least 80 mg anthocyanins is recommended. This is typically supplied by 16 to 24 ounces of a tart cherry juice blend, one ounce of liquid tart cherry juice concentrate, or 400 mg of tart cherry juice concentrate in tablets or capsules.
There is no human requirement for tart cherry or anthocyanin, so deficiencies are not possible.
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