The Wall Street Journal quotes CPC Fellow Barry Popkin

Jul 13, 2006

Could cherry pie actually be good for you? Cherry growers and companies marketing cherry products claim the small fruit contains natural chemicals that decrease inflammation, aid sleep, soothe arthritis and even fight cancer. ... "The science isn't there," says Barry Popkin, a professor of nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Animal and lab studies aren't enough to prove an effect in humans, he says.

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