Sour or Montmorency cherries are chock-full of compounds that stave off inflammation, have anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties. Two of these compounds are quercetin and ellagic acid.
Montmorency cherries’ anthocyanins and other antioxidant compounds provide up to 5000 – 8000 ORAC units per one-ounce serving.
Recent studies have shown that Montmorency Cherry consumption effectively reduces inflammation, muscle damage and muscle soreness following exercise. It also accelerates exercise recovery.
There are numerous fun ways to enjoy organic tart cherry powder. Use it in Smoothies, over porridge or desserts.