Monday, 26 March 2012

Dr.Glyn Howatson joins the UK Tart Cherries Research Team

Dr. Glyn Howatson joins our research team.

Choose Cherries (UK) are very proud to announce that Dr. Glyn Howatson, PhD, ASCC, FHEA, FACSM of Northumbria University has joined our research team. Dr. Howatson is the Laboratory Director in the School of Life Sciences at Northumbria University.

Dr. Howatson, found that athletes who drank tart cherry juice recovered faster after marathon running than a placebo-controlled group.

Inflammation and oxidative stress caused by the Marathon race was also reduced in the cherry juice group.

His study concluded that cherry juice aided recovery following the marathon by increasing to antioxidative capacity, reducing inflammation and oxidative stress, hence aiding the recovery of muscle function.

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