Cherry juice could be the new sports drink after scientists found it helps ease pain after running
"NSAIDS can have adverse effects ... you may be able to avoid by using a natural, whole food alternative like cherry juice to reduce muscle inflammation before exercise."
- Dr. Kerry Kuehl, sports-medicine physician
People who drank the unsweetened juice while training for a long distance relay reported much less duress after exercise than those who did not.
A growing body of research suggests cherries could reduce inflammation related to heart disease, arthritis and may even help maintain muscle strength for those suffering from fibromyalgia a common and chronic widespread pain disorder.