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Wonderful benefits of tart cherries for memory and sleep

Published on Mar 18, 2024 12:12 PM IST
  • Consuming tart cherries on a regular basis can calm your brain, reduce anxiety and brighten up your mood. Here're wonderful benefits of eating the fruit.
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Tart cherries, the sweet and sour tiny delights, are a storehouse of wonderful nutrients and is beneficial for a range of health conditions including arthritis. They are especially an amazing remedy for insomnia and other aspects of brain health. Here are all the benefits explained by Dr Uma Naidoo, Harvard trained psychiatrist, Professional Chef and Nutrition Specialist. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 18, 2024 12:12 PM IST

Tart cherries, the sweet and sour tiny delights, are a storehouse of wonderful nutrients and is beneficial for a range of health conditions including arthritis. They are especially an amazing remedy for insomnia and other aspects of brain health. Here are all the benefits explained by Dr Uma Naidoo, Harvard trained psychiatrist, Professional Chef and Nutrition Specialist. (Freepik)

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"Tart cherries, also known as sour cherries or Montmorency cherries are plentiful in polyphenols, which are chemical weightlifters for the body’s immune response. Its nutrient profile of anthocyanins and melatonin, makes it one of my go-to recommendations for any of my patients who are living with insomnia, brain fog, or fatigue," says Dr Naidoo. The expert suggests some ways tart cherries can sharpen mind. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 18, 2024 12:12 PM IST

"Tart cherries, also known as sour cherries or Montmorency cherries are plentiful in polyphenols, which are chemical weightlifters for the body’s immune response. Its nutrient profile of anthocyanins and melatonin, makes it one of my go-to recommendations for any of my patients who are living with insomnia, brain fog, or fatigue," says Dr Naidoo. The expert suggests some ways tart cherries can sharpen mind. (Freepik)

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Tart cherries are rich in antioxidants, particularly anthocyanins and flavonoids. These antioxidants help neutralize harmful free radicals in the body, including those that can damage brain cells.  (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Tart cherries are rich in antioxidants, particularly anthocyanins and flavonoids. These antioxidants help neutralize harmful free radicals in the body, including those that can damage brain cells.  (Freepik)

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By reducing oxidative stress, tart cherries may help protect the brain from age-related decline and neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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By reducing oxidative stress, tart cherries may help protect the brain from age-related decline and neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. (Freepik)

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Chronic inflammation in the brain is associated with various neurological disorders. Tart cherries contain compounds with anti-inflammatory properties, which reduces inflammation in the brain and protect against conditions cognitive decline. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Chronic inflammation in the brain is associated with various neurological disorders. Tart cherries contain compounds with anti-inflammatory properties, which reduces inflammation in the brain and protect against conditions cognitive decline. (Freepik)

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Tart cherries are a natural source of melatonin, which regulates sleep-wake cycles. Consuming tart cherry juice or whole cherries may help improve sleep quality and duration. In 2018, Jack Losso and colleagues administered either cherry juice or placebo to eleven subjects for two weeks and found that cherry juice increased sleep time and sleep efficiency (PMID: 28901958). (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 18, 2024 12:12 PM IST

Tart cherries are a natural source of melatonin, which regulates sleep-wake cycles. Consuming tart cherry juice or whole cherries may help improve sleep quality and duration. In 2018, Jack Losso and colleagues administered either cherry juice or placebo to eleven subjects for two weeks and found that cherry juice increased sleep time and sleep efficiency (PMID: 28901958). (Freepik)

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Overall, the antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds found in tart cherries may help improve communication between brain cells, enhance neurotransmitter function, and promote overall cognitive health. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 18, 2024 12:12 PM IST

Overall, the antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds found in tart cherries may help improve communication between brain cells, enhance neurotransmitter function, and promote overall cognitive health. (Freepik)

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