Friday, November 7, 2008

Red Tart Cherries goodness!

About a month ago, I went to have my facial appointment in Aster Spring and as usual, the girls there would try to sell me something at the end of the facial. Most of the time, I would just tell them nicely, thanks but no thanks. On that day however, one of the girls told me that they had a newly launched product called Bioxil Cherriwell, made from red tart cherries. Also, because that day was the launching day, they had a promotion of RM199 for 2 bottles. The normal price would be RM139 for one. At first, I was hesitant, but after reading the facts and tasting the drink, I was rather convinced and purchased the 2 bottles and promotional price. :)

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Red tart cherries

According to various articles, ongoing research shows that tart cherries are a rich source of antioxidants, including melatonin, which help maintain a healthy body and fight the effects of aging. Aging! Well, I guess it's never too late to start combating the evil effects of aging eh? Who knows, I might end up having the same look now 10 years down the road. *LOL*

They also contain other important nutrients such as beta carotene (19 times as much as blueberries or strawberries) vitamins C, potassium, magnesium, iron, fiber and folate.

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High in beta carotene

Advantages of cherries:

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One of the most distinguished advantage of the red tart cherries is the presence of high antioxidant levels. Tart cherry juice concentrate is a natural source of antioxidants for joint health and melatonin for sleep. Also, the same chemicals that give tart cherries their color may relieve pain better than aspirin and ibuprofen. Isn't that wonderful? That means pain relief using the natural way, rather than using drugs.

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Antioxidant levels

According to the salesgirl, the red tart cherry concentrate has very high levels of ORAC. ORAC stands for oxygen radical absorption capacity and is a measure of how many antioxidants are in a food product and how powerful they are. There is also evidence that cherries are so powerful that they may reduce the risk of cancer by fifty percent. Whopping 50%!

After reading all these articles, I am more convinced than ever that the cherry concentrate is extremely beneficial to our body. I am currently consuming this drink once a day, to prevent myself from the effects of aging and to protect myself from cancerous attack. :) It's sourish in taste, so I'd advise you not to drink it on an empty stomach. Also, the melatonin within really helps to give me a good night's sleep every time!

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Cherriwell red tart cherry concentrate

Red tart cherries improves:
  • kidney stones
  • gallbladder ailments
  • tooth decay
  • preventing varicose veins
  • reducing cholesterol
  • reducing the risk of heart attack
  • helping with sleep
  • reducing the risk of cancer
  • reducing inflammation
  • reducing headaches

3 comments:

cupnsaucer said...

i want too !!

iamthewitch said...

You come visit me I'll let you have one sip. :P

hafiz m said...

hi there, where can i buy this cherriwell?

TQ