Are Northern Michigan tart cherries better than Ibuprofen for pain relief? An article in the Washington Post last week by national health reporter Lena H. Sun furthers the evidence that they are. Tart cherries, of which Michigan (and specifically Northern Michigan) is the largest producer, are significant pain relievers. Better yet, they also reduce inflammation and help repair damage to cells, organs and blood vessels.

The caveat is that you need to eat a lot of tart cherries to reap their rewards—some 100 cherries a day. The easiest way to do that is by drinking tart cherry juice or taking capsules. You can find them both on

Read about and purchase tart cherry juice concentrate from Traverse Bay Farms here.

Read about and purchase tart cherry capsules from Traverse Bay Farms here.

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