It's The Cherry On Top

September 13, 2009

After your dance classes, do you find yourself experiencing intense muscle pain in your legs or feet? Here’s a quick, easy and all

-natural fix. According to the Oregon Health & Science University, drinking tart cherry juice before and during exercise prevents post-workout aches. Cherries have antioxidants that fight inflammation, which can eventually lead to muscle damage or even a nasty injury. Not a juice fan? Mix the cherry juice with seltzer and a lime wedge for a refreshing soda or blend it with crushed ice to make a tasty sno-cone.

Did you know?

Listening to music can help reduce chronic pain by more than 20 percent and can alleviate depression by up to 25 percent. Keep jamming!

Contrary to popular belief, chocolate does not cause acne. So go ahead and enjoy that extra piece of Halloween candy!