Tart Cherry Frozen Yogurt

We found this recipe for Tart Cherry Frozen Yogurt on Love & Lemons: eat well, love food.

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14 Foods That Fight Inflammation – Tart Cherries

Health.com published a list of fourteen foods that fight inflammation. We wanted to share the bit about Tart Cherries. You can read about the other 13 here - 14 Foods That Fight Inflammation

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In a 2012 presentation, Oregon Health & Science University researchers suggested that tart cherries have the “highest anti-inflammatory content of any food.” Studies have found that tart cherry juice can reduce the inflammation in lab rats’ blood vessels by up to 50%; in humans, meanwhile, it’s been shown to help athletes improve their performance and reduce their use of anti-inflammatory pain meds.

Experts recommend eating 1.5 cups of tart cherries, or drinking 1 cup of tart cherry juice, a day to see similar benefits...

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Sore Legs?

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Still in pain and want to reach for the ibuprofen? Consider the juice from Montmorency cherries instead.
~Wall Street Journal

 

 

The Science of Runners’ Sore Legs

By MATTHEW FUTTERMAN

One experience unites all long-distance runners: At some point a marathon becomes an experiment in discomfort and pain management.

Don’t fret if you are the sort of marathoner who plans to drag yourself across the finish line at the Boston Marathon next Monday in five-plus hours, your thighs feeling as if knives are jabbing with every step. Read More

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Tart Cherry Recipes

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ChooseCherries.com is full of helpful resources related to Tart Cherries.  Have you see their recipe database?

Our recipe database offers plenty of nutritious options to help you include dried and frozen tart cherries and cherry juice in a variety of dishes for any meal, occasion or season. ~ChooseCherries.com

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Tart Cherries 101

from Cherry Marketing Institute

Found in dried, frozen and canned forms, in addition to tart cherry juice and juice concentrate – tart cherries can be enjoyed year-round.

Once known primarily as an ingredient for pie, Montmorency tart cherries (also called sour cherries) have broken out of their shell. Now they’re a super fruit known for their distinctive sour-sweet flavor and unique nutrient profile.

Turns out, the tart taste is an indication of the amount of anthocyanins inside. These flavonoid compounds are behind the sourness, intense red color and potential health-promoting properties, like reducing muscle soreness after exercise, easing arthritis pain and enhancing heart health...

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Study: Tart Cherry Juice Increases Sleep Time in Adults with Insomnia

Study: Tart Cherry Juice Increases Sleep Time in Adults with Insomnia

April 28, 2014 | by Cherry Marketing Institute

New research indicates that tart cherry juice may help improve the quality and duration of sleep, reduce the severity of insomnia and increase overall sleep efficiency.

Montmorency-cherry-juiceSAN DIEGO, Calif.  April 28, 2014 – 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 Biology 2014 meeting. Researchers from Louisiana State University found that drinking Montmorency tart cherry juice twice a day for two weeks helped increase sleep time by nearly 90 minutes among older adults with insomnia.

These findings were presented Monday, April 28, at the “Dietary Bioactive Components: Antioxidant and Anti-...

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Sour Cherry Cobbler

Ingredients

  • 4 cups sour cherries, picked over, rinsed, and drained well
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon double-acting baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 stick (6 tablespoons) cold unsalted butter, cut into bits
  • vanilla ice cream as an accompaniment if desired

Preparation

Working over a bowl pit the cherries, discarding the pits and reserving the cherries and any juices in the bowl, and into the cherries stir the cornstarch, 2/3 cups of the sugar, the lemon juice, and almond extract...

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Tart Cherry Juice Straight To Your Door

Tart Cherry Juice ConcentrateDiscover the powerful secret of cherries with Tart Cherry Concentrate. In a world raving about the health benefits of exotic fruits and miracle remedies, the best and highest source of healthy antioxidants can be found here in home grown U.S. Tart Cherries. The simple tart cherries that you enjoy in pies for example are brimming with unique antioxidant properties like anthocyanins that are natural compounds. You get 25 mg. anthocyanins in every serving.

You can buy individual servings, pints or quarts of Nature Blessed 100% Natural Tart Cherry Juice Concentrate and have it shipped direct by visiting our online store here (click here).

 

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Heart Health

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Cardiovascular disease remains the No. 1 killer of both men and women in North America. Changes in diet and exercise can go a long way in helping to keep your heart healthy.

The full Heart Health article can be found at ChooseCherries.com.

A look at the evidence:

  • Protects the heart. A high intake of anthocyanins – abundant in purple and dark red fruits and vegetables like tart cherries – was associated with a decreased risk of myocardial infarction in young and middle-aged women. Find more about this study here.
  • Reduces stroke risk. The University of Michigan Cardioprotection Research Laboratory suggests tart cherries may help reduce the risk of stroke...
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Buy Natural Tart Cherry Juice Online

Tart Cherry Juice ConcentrateDiscover the powerful secret of cherries with Tart Cherry Concentrate. In a world raving about the health benefits of exotic fruits and miracle remedies, the best and highest source of healthy antioxidants can be found here in home grown U.S. Tart Cherries. The simple tart cherries that you enjoy in pies for example are brimming with unique antioxidant properties like anthocyanins that are natural compounds. You get 25 mg. anthocyanins in every serving.

You can buy individual servings, pints or quarts of Nature Blessed 100% Natural Tart Cherry Juice Concentrate and have it shipped direct by visiting our online store here (click here).

 

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