Athletes who drink tart cherry juice while training for long-distance runs report less pain after they exercise. Although more research is needed, the benefit is believed to come from the juice's anti-inflammation properties.
Richardson Brands will receive aid from the state of New York to help the company maintain its facility in Canajoharie, N.Y. The factory produces Richardson Mints, Beechies Gum, Pop Shots candy and GravyMaster browning sauce.
Eating fewer carbohydrates slowed the growth of prostate tumors in mice, regardless of weight loss, a study found. The lead researcher said the findings indicate people should reduce their intake of refined carbohydrates, such as sweetened drinks and white breads.
Bulk food sales have jumped about 10% in the past 12 months, according to a recent survey of grocers. Conventional grocery stores are starting to sell bulk foods, which in the past were offered mainly at organic and natural-food stores.