Dr Greger says eating tart cherries can help you sleep better. Melatonin  in cherries can cross from stomach to brain and help us relax and sleep. In older people melatonin drops off with age which might account for insomnia in elderly. Plants evolved with us and gave us the nutrients we need to live, and to be healthy and happy. Eat your fruits and vegetables. You can take the harsh way and eat supplements or the natural way and eat more fruits and vegetables. Change your diet and exercise more.

These mechanisms are epigenetic related. Nutrients from our food source enter different cell types and may cause an epigenetic reaction. “We really are What we Eat”!

The Bing cherry owes its development to the Ch...

The Bing cherry owes its development to the Chinese-American horticulturalist Ah Bing. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)