A 36-year-old member asked:
What health benefits are associated with eating cherries?
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Psychiatry 26 years experience
Viva la Cherry!: Cherries contain anthocyanins which help to prevent free radical damage to cells. Cherries can decrease levels of uric acid (gout).One study suggested that ingesting montgomery tart cherries helped osteoarthritis pain. One cup of cherries is only 87 calories and has 2.9 grams of fiber. Cherries are awesome!
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Are there any health benefits to eating cherries?
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Family Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: There are some antioxidant properties to cherries. The alternative treatment for gout involves cherry juice as a method for treting an acute attack.
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Last updated Mar 17, 2020
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