Purpose: To learn about the effects of drinking tart cherry juice on the body.
Background: Tart cherries are a rich source of antioxidants. Studies have shown that tart cherries exert anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory properties.
About the Study: The CHERRY study was a 12-week intervention study that looked at individuals 65-80 years old. Those qualified to participate were required to drink a cherry juice or a placebo juice throughout the 12 week intervention. Before and after the study, participants were asked to complete a series of health, physical activity, and dietary assessments. All supplements were provided. All participants were paid for their time and were given a copy of dietary and health reports.