Tart Cherry

Does tart cherry work?

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Tart Cherry

The overall effectiveness rating for tart cherry is 2.3 out of 3. This rating means there is some evidence that using tart cherry may lead to positive results. This rating also means that some evidence does not back up all claims. Below you can find individual ratings for specific claims.

Overall Confidence Rating for Tart Cherry

There are 13 studies in the database on tart cherry; the confidence rating is 38. 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. Note, this rating is for tart cherry as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about tart cherry. Individual claims can have higher or lower ratings. For example, some supplements may have a lot of backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on claims below for more information.

Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
increase weight loss

Protein Synthesis Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
decrease protein breakdown

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve running performance

Cardiovascular Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
lower blood pressure
lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels
increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels
lower total cholesterol levels

Recovery Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve recovery
reduce muscle damage
reduce muscle soreness

General Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
increase total sleep time
improve sleep quality

References

Title of Study
Effect of tart cherry juice (Prunus cerasus) on melatonin levels and enhanced sleep quality
Effects of a tart cherry juice beverage on the sleep of older adults with insomnia: a pilot study
Effects of montmorency tart cherry (L. Prunus Cerasus) consumption on nitric oxide biomarkers and exercise performance
Effects of powdered Montmorency tart cherry supplementation on acute endurance exercise performance in aerobically trained individuals
Effects of powdered Montmorency tart cherry supplementation on an acute bout of intense lower body strength exercise in resistance trained males
Efficacy of a tart cherry juice blend in preventing the symptoms of muscle damage
Efficacy of tart cherry juice in reducing muscle pain during running: a randomized controlled trial
Impact of tart cherry juice on systolic blood pressure and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in older adults: a randomized controlled trial
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
Pilot Study of the Tart Cherry Juice for the Treatment of Insomnia and Investigation of Mechanisms
Recovery facilitation with Montmorency cherries following high-intensity, metabolically challenging exercise
The Effects of Montmorency Tart Cherry Concentrate Supplementation on Recovery Following Prolonged, Intermittent Exercise