Joint Pain Research

Tart Cherries are recommended by doctors as a natural fruit that may help with joint pain.


What you eat matters

  • Montmorency tart cherries are rich in antioxidants and higher than of other fruits and vegetables
  • The COX-2 enzyme is often responsible for pain and inflammation. Ibuprofen is a COX-2 inhibitor. Nutrients in cherries are a natural COX-2 inhibitor.

Practice self-care, and take care of your body naturally

  • An estimated 60 million people take over the counter products that can act as COX-2 inhibitors but also carry a risk that could lead to kidney and stomach failures.
  • The nutrients in tart cherries are a natural alternative as a COX-2 inhibitor.
Additional Research
Ask the Expert: Tart Cherry Juice and Exercise Recovery

Research suggest that tart cherry juice may help athletes recover muscle function post strenuous exercise by the antioxidants in it and reducing inflammation.

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Tart Cherry Juice Reduces Muscle Pain and Inflammation

A study of athlete runners suggests that consumption of tart cherry juice a week prior to the race may result in less pain than runners who received a placebo.

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Is Tart Cherry Juice the New Super Recovery Drink?

Results suggest that athletes may recover faster when they drink tart cherry juice and also reduces oxidative stress, damage and inflammation after a marathon.

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Recommended Products

Dried Tart Cherries


Tart Cherry Juice


Suggested Daily Routine

Routine A: Drink two small glasses of tart cherry juice once in the morning and once at night for best results

Routine B: Include dried tart cherries in 2 meals/day (e.g., oatmeal topping, salad topping, etc.)