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June 13, 2014
Watermelon for Sore Muscle Relief
Watermelon found to reduce muscle soreness after an intense workout without the gut leakiness that occurs within hours of taking anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen.
June 11, 2014
Gout Treatment with a Cherry on Top
How do sweet cherries compare to the drug allopurinol and a low purine diet for the treatment of the painful inflammatory arthritis gout?
June 9, 2014
Anti-inflammatory Life is a Bowl of Cherries
Sweet red bing cherries may act as a selective COX-2 inhibitor, reducing inflammation without the damage to our stomach and gut lining caused by NSAID drugs like ibuprofen.
October 18, 2013
Enhanced Athletic Recovery Without Undermining Adaptation
Might the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of plant-based diets undermine some of the benefits of exercise?
August 12, 2013
Reducing Muscle Soreness With Berries
Anti-inflammatory phytonutrients in berries may explain why cherries can speed recovery after a marathon by reducing muscle pain in long-distance runners.
July 22, 2013
Tart Cherries for Insomnia
The melatonin content in certain plant foods such as almonds, raspberries and goji berries may explain the improvement in sleep quality associated with tart cherry consumption.
June 29, 2012
Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Purple Potatoes
Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties of white compared to yellow and purple potatoes. Purple potatoes may also help lower high blood pressure.
January 10, 2012
Dried Apples Versus Cholesterol
Which common dried fruit is the most antioxidant-packed: apple rings, dried apricots, dried cherries, dried mango, prunes, or raisins?
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