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Tart Cherry Is an Effective Gout Treatment

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What makes tart cherry extract such an effective nutrient for the relief of gout? For one, tart cherries contain powerful antioxidants called anthocyanins, which give cherries their distinctive red color. Tart cherries are actually one of the richest sources of anthocyanins 1 and 2, which help block pro-inflammatory COX-1 and COX-2. 

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Filed Under: Bone & Joint Health

What Is Gout?

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If you have gout, you either produce too much uric acid or you are unable to excrete normal amounts. This excess acid combines with minerals to form crystals that are deposited in the joints, causing inflammation, swelling, and intense pain.

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Filed Under: Gout