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Terranova Avena Sativa & Tart Cherry complex 40g

  • £19.77

Avena sativa, commonly known as oats, and tart cherries are both associated with various health benefits. Here's an overview of the potential health benefits of each:

Avena Sativa (Oats):

  1. Heart Health:

    • Oats contain beta-glucans, a type of soluble fiber that may help reduce cholesterol levels, thus supporting heart health.
  2. Digestive Health:

    • The fiber in oats can aid digestion and promote regular bowel movements.
  3. Blood Sugar Control:

    • Oats have a low glycemic index, which means they may help stabilize blood sugar levels.
  4. Weight Management:

    • The fiber in oats can contribute to a feeling of fullness, potentially aiding in weight management.
  5. Nutrient Content:

    • Oats are a good source of various nutrients, including manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, and B vitamins.

Tart Cherry:

  1. Anti-Inflammatory Properties:

    • Tart cherries contain anthocyanins, which have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that may help reduce inflammation in the body.
  2. Improved Sleep Quality:

    • Tart cherries are a natural source of melatonin, a hormone that regulates sleep-wake cycles. Consuming tart cherry juice has been linked to improved sleep quality and duration.
  3. Joint Health:

    • Some studies suggest that the anti-inflammatory properties of tart cherries may benefit individuals with conditions like osteoarthritis by reducing joint pain.
  4. Exercise Recovery:

    • Tart cherry juice has been studied for its potential to accelerate recovery from exercise-induced muscle damage, reducing muscle soreness and inflammation.
  5. Antioxidant Support:

    • The antioxidants in tart cherries may help protect cells from oxidative stress and contribute to overall health.