Soothe Sore Muscles with Cherry Juice

Basically there are only two types of cherries available, these are the tart and the sweet. The official name if the tart cherry is Prunus Cerasus. The biggest difference between to two is the sweet cherry is usually enjoyed as a tasty snack during the summer harvest months, while the tart variety is used for baking. The reason is the sweet variety usually contains more natural sugar, hence the name, and the tart has less, thus used for often in recipes.

Check out this video explaining the difference between the varieties of the cherries:



While each variety have been research, the majority if research conducted over the past decade has been conducted in the tart cherry. Michigan State University conducted research over 10 years ago and found that the Montmorency tart cherry is packed full of natural health benefits due to the presence of anthocyanins and other antioxidants. According to the research, the tart cherry can help to maintain healthy joint function. While the research was first conducted in the fresh cherries and joint health, additional research has been conducted using the cherry juice as the main research ingredient.

One of the areas focused on in regards to the cherry juice is its ability to soothe sore muscles after physical exercise.

Soothing Sore Muscles

Fortunately, drinking the liquid has even greater benefits then eating the fruit. According to a Oregon Health and Science University published study, the researchers demonstrated the positive effect of drinking the juice on long distance runners. In addition the U.S. research study another study was also published across the Atlantic Ocean.

In 2006, the "British Journal of Sports Medicine" published the results of yet another study and the results were amazing. The study focused on the ability of the cherry juice to minimize exercise-induced muscle damage.

According to the published research, the participants drinking the cherry juice only lost approximately four percent of muscle strength compared to the other participants who lost 22 percent taking the placebo. This is great news for all ages and all physical ability levels. Since the majority of folks reading this information probably aren’t tri-athletes, they simply want a natural way to soothe sore muscles after working in the yard, walking on the beach or playing with the grandkids. If this sounds like you, enjoying a glass of cherry juice may the natural solution you have been looking for.

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