Tart Cherries ...
Did you know that cherries aren’t just tasty and packed with antioxidants, they can actually help you sleep better?  The fact is that your choice of late-night snack could mean the difference between restless insomnia and deep, health-promoting sleep.
Cherries are one of the only natural food sources of melatonin, the chemical that controls the body’s internal clock to regulate sleep. During the ten months of the year when cherries are out of season, dried cherries and cherry juice, especially tart cherry juice, are good substitutes. Grapes also contain melatonin, but you need to eat more of them to get the same effect. Eat them an hour before bedtime.

Tart sour, cherries are on our list of super foods because they are the only natural source of Melatonin that can effect your health, melatonin helps increase your master antioxidant Glutathione and helps regulate sleep. These dark colored cherries are also rich in anthocyanins - compounds inhibiting COX enzymes which are responsible for pain sensations. It is very difficult to find fresh sour cherries even during season, so they are available as dried or frozen cherries, and tart cherry juice concentrate which preserves perfectly all the goodness of this fruit.

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