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6 Hidden Health Benefits of Tart Cherry Juice

Posted February 11, 2014

Scientific research on tart cherries is revealing their once hidden valuable health benefits. In fact, the findings are so encouraging that Dr. Oz has called this fruit the ultimate antioxidant because of its promise in treating several medical conditions. Part of what makes this body of research so interesting is that some of the studies show tart cherry juice is equally as effective as certain medications in treating disorders.

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Radioprotective effect of the Barbados Cherry (Malpighia glabra L.) against radiopharmaceutical Iodine-131 in Wistar rats in vivo

Posted January 31, 2014

The increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables has contributed to the improvement of populational health, due in part, to the abundance of antioxidants in these foods. Antioxidants reduce the level of oxidative damage to DNA caused by free radicals and ionizing radiation, including the radioisotope iodine-131 (131I). This isotope is used for the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid injuries, such as hyperthyroidism and cancer.

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Melatonin-rich tart cherries may improve sleep quality: RCT

Posted January 9, 2013

A glass or two of tart cherry juice before bedtime may improve sleep, suggest results from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

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Study: Taking Folic Acid Supplements for Pregnancy Linked to Childs Speech Development

Posted April 30, 2012

The benefits of taking folic acid supplements before and during pregnancy may extend beyond birth defects and influence child language development, suggests a study of a Norwegian cohort, published by a team of European and North American researchers.

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