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Tart cherry is ideal for gout treatment.

GOUT is warmth, pain, swelling, and extreme tenderness in a joint (usually a big toe) caused by deposits of uric acid crystals in the joint.

Proven natural treatment: A 2012 study of 633 people with gout found that cherry intake reduced gout attacks by 35%.  In a survey of gout patients, use of cherry juice or cherry extract was associated with a 20% reduction in gout flares.

•Cherries are antioxidant

•Anti-inflammatory

•Reduce uric acid levels in the bloodstream –up to a 20% reduction in uric acid levels have been reported after daily intake of tart cherries

More benefits of tart cherries.

Arthritis treatment: After drinking tart cherry juice twice a day, people with arthritis of the knee reported significant reductions in pain and stiffness.

Reduced risk of stroke: In an animal model of stroke, tart cherry consumption reduced blood pressure levels as well as helped modulate glucose levels for an overall reduced risk of stroke.

Soft tissue injuries: Relieved muscle pain and inflammation as effectively as OTC drugs and without adverse effects.

Blood Pressure: Lowered systolic blood pressure in men with early stage hypertension.

Post-workout pain: Long distance runners had almost 70% less post exercise pain if they consumed tart cherry juice before a workout.

Recommendation: 1000 mg of freeze-dried tart cherry extract once or twice daily.

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Terry is happy to provide his opinion on diet and nutrition, supplements and lifestyle choices. This information is for educational purposes only. It is not meant to replace the advice of your physician and is not to be considered medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Should you have any concerns please contact your physician directly.
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