Frequently Asked Questions: Cherry Performer

Who should drink Cherry Performer?

Cherry Performer is designed for athletes looking to improve their performance by adding the proven benefits of anthocyanins and melatonin from Tart Cherry juice in a convenient, portable can. Additionally, Cherry Performer is helpful for anyone who wants to stay active, wants a natural way to lower their blood pressure (study) or improve their sleep, or just wants to increase their fruit intake.

What has research shown about drinking Tart Cherry juice?

Specific research in recent years has shown remarkable benefits of Tart Cherry juice for athletes:

What are anthocyanins and why are they important?

Anthocyanins, which give tart cherries their deep, rich color, belong to a large group of phenolic compounds called flavonoids. Of the 150 different flavonoids found in plants, anthocyanins appear to have the greatest antioxidant capacity.  Tart cherries have a particularly large level of anthocyanins.

What is melatonin and how can it help me?

Melatonin is a hormone that helps regulate your circadian rhythm by controlling your sleep and wake cycles. Melatonin is found naturally in many foods, including tart cherries.  Studies have shown that drinking Tart Cherry juice can improve your sleep.

Who drinks Cherry Performer and what do they think about it?

Check out our Athletes page for a list of professional athletes and teams who drink Cherry Performer as part of their training regimen to help improve their performance. There are links for each one to their social media, websites, etc… ask them yourself what they think about Cherry Performer!

I am not a professional athlete. Will I still see the same benefits?

You do not have to be a professional athlete to take advantage of the benefits of Cherry Performer. The anthocyanins in Cherry Performer fight inflammation and muscle soreness, which should lead to faster recovery after a workout.  Besides the performance benefits, you will also receive the benefits of the antioxidants resulting in improved overall health.

When should I drink Cherry Performer to improve recovery?

Drink 1 can of Cherry Performer immediately after training or competing to make use of the anti-inflammatory and muscle recovery properties of Tart Cherry juice.

When should I drink Cherry Performer to improve sleep?

Drink 1 can of Cherry Performer each day about 30 minutes before going to bed to take advantage of the sleep enhancing benefits of Tart Cherry juice. Studies have shown that drinking Tart Cherry juice each day is more effective than drinking it just on those nights when you think you need help sleeping.

Why should I drink Cherry Performer, rather than eating cherries?

When fruits are juiced, they are 10 times more nutrient-rich because their nutritive compounds are highly concentrated. You would have to eat about 50 cherries to experience the benefits provided by one can of Cherry Performer.

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