Studies at Michigan State University have confirmed the following:
- Eating 20 tart cherries a day is ten times more effective in fighting inflamation than aspirin.
- High in antioxidants, that help fight cancer and heart disease.
- Cherries are also rich in melatonin said to destroy "free radicals" which are toxins believed to cause or worsen diseases.
- Research is continuing to see whether tart cherries could prevent colon or other cancers.