Does tart cherry reduce muscle damage?
The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well tart cherry is able to reduce muscle damage. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Tart Cherry to reduce muscle damage. Using Tart Cherry to reduce muscle damage will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.
The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.
There are 2 studies in the database on tart cherry; the confidence rating is 40. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.
|Title of Study|
|Influence of tart cherry juice on indices of recovery following marathon running|
|Montmorency Cherries Reduce the Oxidative Stress and Inflammatory Responses to Repeated Days High-Intensity Stochastic Cycling|