The overall rating for tart cherry is 2.3 out of 3 meaning there is some evidence that this supplement does some (not all) of what it claims. Using this supplement may lead to some improvements.
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Overall Effectiveness Rating
The overall effectiveness rating for tart cherry is 2.3 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is mixed on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. While some of the research supports its use, other evidence does not. Using this supplement may lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for tart cherry as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Research Rating for Tart Cherry
There are 13 studies in the database on tart cherry; the research 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 research rating is for tart cherry as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.
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Products Containing Tart Cherry
|Products Names||Amount of Tart Cherry|
|Full list of all 71 products containing Tart Cherry.|
The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.
|Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|increase weight loss|
|Protein Synthesis Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|decrease protein breakdown|
|Performance Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|improve running performance|
|Cardiovascular Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|lower blood pressure||lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels||increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels||lower total cholesterol levels|
|Recovery Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|improve recovery||reduce muscle damage||reduce muscle soreness|
|General Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Research Rating|
|increase total sleep time||improve sleep quality|
The Supplement Database includes 3 studies on tart cherry dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose ranges from 276 to 480 milligrams per day, the average dose being 454.5 milligrams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Tart Cherry.