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Gout Risk Lowered By Cherries
2012-09-29 05:06:29

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Eating cherries may lower your risk of a certain type of inflammatory arthritis attack, according to a study published in Arthritis & Rheumatism. Researchers found that patients with gout who consumed cherries over a two-day period showed a 35 percent lower risk of having attacks compared to those who did not eat the fruit. The scientists recruited 633 gout patients for the study, and followed them for a one year period....


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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