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SHIVAMOON Posts: 3,588
7/18/14 6:31 P

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It was sweet red cherries (not Ranier - the yellow peachy ones and not tart cherries) that were touted as a cure for gout (vid below.) When this came out a couple of weeks ago I had just run into a friend who was suffering a severe gout attack. I texted him the instructions from the video and he followed them -- 16 sweet red cherries daily (plus what not to eat.) When I saw him a week later he said he'd been feeling a bit better every day and that very morning when he woke up he realized he was completely well. That was a pretty cool confirmation of what plants vs. pharmaceuticals could do.

Sweet cherries for gout treatment: nutritionfacts.org/video/gout-treatm
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BALTIMOREWRITER Posts: 227
7/18/14 9:32 A

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They've long been touted as a remedy for gout so anti-inflammatory they are.

SHIVAMOON Posts: 3,588
7/18/14 12:55 A

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In the video linked below, Dr. Gregor mentions tart cherries have a phytonutrient with anti-inflammatory effects on par with aspirin and ibuprofen. Maybe that has something to do with it.

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7/17/14 8:08 P

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Matt Frazier (No Meat Athlete) posted an interesting article about how tart cherries boosted his performance. Has anyone else tried this? This link also has a basic " how to put together a smoothie". His recipe packs in the calories though... www.nomeatathlete.com/tart-cherries-
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