The Science is Simple

PERFORM YOUR CHERRY BEST®! Post-workout, recovery-enhancing fuel… drink 1 can after athletic performance and/or 1 can 30 minutes before bed.

Tart Cherry juice contains anthocyanins which reduce inflammation, fighting post-performance muscle pain.*

Independent studies show Tart Cherry juice can increase sleep by up to 90 minutes per night!*

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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Muscle Recovery

  • 13% faster times
    Marathon runners using Tart Cherry averaged 13% faster half-marathon finish times, had less muscle damage and recovered muscle function more quickly. (study)
  • faster recovery
    Marathon runners who drank Tart Cherry juice five days before, the day of and two days after running experience faster recovery of strength. (study)
  • less muscle soreness
    Soccer players who drank Tart Cherry juice for 8 consecutive days recovered faster and experienced less muscle soreness. (study)
  • less muscle pain
    Runners who consumed Tart Cherry juice before and after intense training and racing reported significantly less muscle pain after the race. (study)
  • reduced strength loss
    Subjects who drank 12 ounces of Tart Cherry juice 2x each day for eight days found they felt less pain and reduced strength loss after working out. (study)
  • pain reduction
    A daily dose of tart cherries helped reduce the pain that is associated with osteoarthritis by more than 20% for the majority of participants. (article)

Fight Inflammation

  • Cyclists who relied on a Tart Cherry juice saw accelerated recovery, improved muscle function and reduced inflammation after a 109-minute cycling time trial. (study)
  • Tart cherries contain a high concentration of anthocyanin, a flavonoid that has similar anti-inflammatory properties to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen and naproxen. (study)
  • Soccer players who drank Tart Cherry juice for 8 consecutive days showed significantly lower levels of Interleukin-6, a marker for inflammation. (study)


  • Adults with insomnia who drank Tart Cherry juice daily for 2 weeks found they increased sleep by almost 90 minutes per night. (study)
  • Tart Cherry juice consumption increases melatonin levels which improves sleep duration and quality. (study)
  • Healthy adults who drank Tart Cherry juice each day for 7 days increased sleep by about 40 minutes and had up to a 6% increase in sleep efficiency. (study)