What's good for your heart and easy to add to type 2 diabetes diets?
Scientists say that tart cherries protect against heart disease and stroke, diabetes and they are also an anti cancer food.
A growing body of research is showing that tart cherries not only have among the highest antioxidant value of all fruits –- we know they help with gout and the pain of arthritis -- but that they also contain complex antioxidants that fight heart disease and cancer.
How? They prevent vascular diseases by reducing CRP (C-Reactive Proteins) one of the markers for inflammation your doctor can check. High CRP's lead to heart disease!
Tart cherries may have some of nature’s most powerful combinations of cell rejuvenating antioxidants, say scientists!
Researchers have found special antioxidants in tart cherries that can help with:
Who knew that of all the foods to prevent diabetes, tasty cherries can help with diabetes, heart and stroke AND they are also an ideal anti cancer food!
Why use cherries as foods to prevent diabetes?
Taking a good tart cherry concentrate with type 2 diabetes diets can:
Researchers Steven Bolling and E. Mitchell Seymour report that the anthocyanins in cherries significantly reduce "cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors."
Dr. Seymour showed that the animals in his research who got cherry supplements had significantly lower levels of total cholesterol, triglyceride, glucose and insulin than those that did not receive cherries.
(Presented at Experimental Biology 2007 in Washington, D.C)
Who would have known that lowering cholesterol naturally would be this easy and tasty as this delicious fruit!
While fruit is usually not the first on the list of foods to prevent diabetes, here's why cherries should be a part of type 2 diabetes diets:
They are power-packed with anti oxidants!!
A good tart cherry concentrate contains a wide variety of powerful antioxidants and phyto-chemicals unmatched by any other fruit as measured by the scientifically validated ORAC method.
How many ORAC units do you need per day in foods to prevent diabetes?
According to researchers at the Human Aging Institute, you need:
Tart cherries, especially as a concentrate, it turns out, are an ideal anti cancer food as well as a diabetes natural cure. What's not to like!
Up until now, tart cherries have mainly been known as a natural cure for gout.
Not only are they among diabetes natural cures, but they also reduce pain due to inflammation and some forms of cancer.
cyclo oxygenase (COX), like the medication for arthritis. These are typically also COX inhibitors, like Celebrex.
Because the inflammation promotes pain, suppressing this COX enzyme can suppress pain.
As for the potency of COX inhibition, one serving of a good tart cherry concentrate is equivalent to 0.300 grams of aspirin.
A standard aspirin tablet is .325 grams.
Best of anti aging supplements as anti cancer food?
A good cherry concentrate should contain perillyl alcohol and ellagic acid -- which are both natural compounds that are powerful in reducing the incidence of all types of cancer!
When choosing cherries as foods to prevent diabetes, pain and cancer, you will want to know that your tart cherry concentrate contains:
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