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Feb 22, 2017, 11:28 ET New Survey Shows More Than 8 In 10 Americans Would Prefer To Improve Their Sleep With Diet Rather Than Over-The-Counter Options

It's no secret: Americans are desperate for sleep. More than a third of U.S. adults are not getting enough sleep on a regular basis,1 and sales of...


Feb 09, 2015, 11:47 ET Snack Food Month And National Cherry Month Converge In February, Bringing Together Two Top Trends

 With snack consumption on the rise and sour flavors trending up, tart cherries are a stand-out superfruit in the snack aisle. Snack makers are...


Dec 15, 2014, 16:03 ET New Study Reveals Montmorency Tart Cherry Juice Accelerated Recovery After Intense Cycling

 Cyclists who are preparing for race day may have a new sports drink to give them an edge in recovery: tart cherry juice. A new study published...


Oct 01, 2014, 16:21 ET New Study: Montmorency Tart Cherry Juice Lowered Blood Uric Acid Levels And A Marker For Inflammation

Tart cherries have long been researched for their association with pain relief – ranging from gout and arthritis joint pain to...


Jul 23, 2014, 08:07 ET Tart Cherries: An On-Trend Superfruit That's Always in Season

 Tart cherries were a stand-out star at the recent Fancy Food Show, described as a "homegrown superfruit with functional credentials." The...


Apr 28, 2014, 15:45 ET Study: Tart Cherry Juice Increases Sleep Time In Adults With Insomnia

A morning and evening ritual of tart cherry juice may help you sleep better at night, suggests a new study presented today at the Experimental...


Mar 26, 2014, 12:47 ET New Study Demonstrates Impact of Montmorency Tart Cherries on Inflammation and Oxidative Stress after High-Intensity Cycling

 Cyclists who drank Montmorency tart cherry juice concentrate before a three-day simulated race experienced less inflammation and oxidative...


Mar 03, 2014, 08:08 ET Spring Ahead to a Better Night's Sleep

With the shift to Daylight Savings Time, Americans may need to prepare for sleep disruptions – as studies show that this transition increases...


Apr 23, 2013, 09:00 ET New Studies Link Tart Cherries to Bone Health and Improved Stroke Outcomes

Research has long established the anti-inflammatory benefits of tart cherries, often linked to the fruit's powerful red compounds called...


Jan 08, 2013, 09:03 ET New Book Highlights Tart Cherries' Role in Getting Better Zzzz

A new book from David Grotto, RD, titled The Best Things You Can Eat (Da Capo Press, January 2013), reveals some of the best foods for healthier...


Feb 08, 2012, 09:00 ET New Scientific Report Spotlights Tart Cherries as Today's Hottest Super Fruit

 Once known only for its pie persona, tart cherries have emerged as one of today's hottest Super Fruits, with leading health and trends...


Nov 16, 2011, 09:00 ET Leading Flavor Experts Are Red Hot for Tart Cherries

American palates are indicating a new appreciation for a combination of sweet and tart tastes. In fact, while sweet still ranks third among...


Oct 13, 2011, 09:00 ET Choose Tart Cherries to Help Beat "Fruit Fatigue"

Just four fruits – oranges, bananas, apples and watermelons – account for nearly half of America's fruit intake (for adolescents and...


Feb 09, 2011, 09:00 ET New Research Suggests Tart Cherries Could Speed Muscle Recovery

Tart cherries could help athletes reduce muscle damage to recover faster from a tough workout, according to new research published in the American...


Jun 02, 2010, 09:21 ET Top Travel Expert Recommends Cherries for Natural Jet Lag Relief

Summer is fast approaching and travelers are preparing for their big trips of the year, across the country and around the world. Business and...


May 03, 2010, 09:21 ET Foods, Not Drugs, May Be Best Approach to Fighting Arthritis Pain

Arthritis affects about one-quarter of Americans and has been called "the coming epidemic" by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More...


Mar 17, 2010, 13:49 ET Choose Cherries for a Powerful Phytonutrient Package

Food and nutrition experts agree that getting an antioxidant boost and eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can provide important health and...


Feb 03, 2009, 09:30 ET Cherries: 'America's Super Fruit' Offers Homegrown Health Benefits

Cherries are not only good for you, but they're also on trend as a homegrown "Super Fruit." According to recent data, more than 9 out of 10...


Nov 12, 2008, 07:00 ET New Research Shows Specific Antioxidant, Found in Cherries, May Boost the Body's Defenses Against the Flu

For those looking for a natural way to stay well this cold and flu season, there's yet another reason to choose cherries, one of today's hottest...


May 05, 2008, 01:00 ET New Study Suggests Cherries May Offer Natural Pain Relief for Millions Suffering From Arthritis

LANSING, Mich., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthritis is being called "the coming epidemic." Forty-six million -- or one in five American adults, have...


Oct 30, 2007, 01:00 ET Study Suggests Choosing Tart Cherries May Help Reduce Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- For the more than 50 million Americans who have "pre-diabetes" (also known as metabolic syndrome), a...


May 09, 2007, 01:00 ET Tart Cherries Provide Natural and Tasty Alternative to Supplements for Arthritis Sufferers

LANSING, Mich., May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthritis affects about one in every five Americans, who often turn to the dietary supplement chondroitin...


Apr 30, 2007, 01:00 ET Cherries May Help Reduce Metabolic Syndrome and Heart Disease Risk Factors

WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing intake of antioxidant-rich cherries may help lower the risk of metabolic syndrome and...


Mar 28, 2007, 01:00 ET Not Enough Fruit in Your Diet? Try a New Form

LANSING, Mich., March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're one of the millions of Americans not getting enough fruits and vegetables in your diet,...