Tart cherry for health? Prof. says read label before swilling juice
Assistant Prof. Leanne Zhu offered her take on the medicinal use of tart cherry juice for a story that ran Sunday (May 4) on WLUK, Fox 11. The piece includes interviews with individuals who drink the juice to feel better or fend off arthritis, as well as a Prevea Health physician who says it can ease pain and inflammation. Still, the juice can cause digestive issues, the doctor says, and Zhu adds it’s important to pay attention to the label. “With the juice, you think it’s all beneficial,” said Zhu, Human Biology, “and, at the same time, if it’s adding into your diet a lot of sugar, then that may not be the ideal situation.” Full story.