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Go Red Before Bed to Sleep Better
This has been an interesting challenge. Cherry Juice is something that I had never tried before. I have to admit that Tart Cherry Juice is just that…TART. But I was optimistic because I can always use help getting a better night's sleep.
SLEEPING BETTER WITH TART CHERRY JUICE
Before starting the challenge, I always seemed to have a tough time falling asleep. I often work right until bedtime and when I try to go to sleep, my mind is most often in work mode. I also like to watch television when falling asleep although I have been doing that less and less. I have always called myself an insomniac and honestly I really am. However, I also recognize that I don't always do the right things to make myself tired or relax enough to go to sleep each night. I am also a night owl which doesn't help.
After two weeks on the Tart Cherry Sleep Challenge I have to say that I am doing much better. After drinking cherry juice every single night before going to sleep, I have noticed several things. First, I tend to stay asleep the entire night which is actually pretty amazing! That NEVER happened before.
I am also getting a consistent seven hours of sleep. Uninterrupted sleep every single night. This is absolutely wonderful. I have more energy. I am way more productive. Overall, I am just feeling much better.
CHERRY CHOCOLATE RECOVERY DRINK RECIPE
You can make this delicious Cherry Chocolate Recovery Drink. All you need are these ingredients:
- 2 tablespoons tart cherry juice concentrate
- 1/2 ounce dark chocolate, melted
- 4 ounces chocolate milk
- 2 tablespoons plain yogurt
- 1 to 2 teaspoons maple syrup (optional)
Get the full Cherry Chocolate Recovery Drink recipe here.
GET MORE INFORMATION ON SLEEP RESEARCH
Get more information on sleep research at ChooseCherries.com
You can find tart cherry juice in the grocery store and online. For more ways on how to Go Red Before Bed, and to learn more about the many health benefits of tart cherries, visit www.choosecherries.com.
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