Fruit Fuel: Cherries

The trendy fruitarian diet is gaining a reputation for possible health risks. But the right fruits, assuming they’re not your only energy source, pack a performance punch.

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Drinking 1 and 1/2 cups of cherry juice twice a day for a week leading up to an endurance event, researchers have discovered, minimizes post-race muscle pain, thanks to the fruit’s anthocyanins, natural anti-inflammatory compounds.

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