(Health Secrets) Eating grapes and other fruits rich in potassium can dissolve uric acid crystals to lessen gout pain and rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. Chilled, baked, roasted, juiced or grilled, grapes enhance all food groups from appetizers to salads and side dishes. Grapes may be eaten straight-up or blended into a fruit juice smoothie with other fruit or vegetable juices to help maintain alkalinity in the blood and urine.
Grapes Help Dissolve Uric Acid Crystals for Natural Pain Relief
When the blood and urine are kept slightly alkaline, acid wastes are more easily eliminated resulting in reduced bouts of rheumatoid arthritis and painful gout recurrences. Uric acid crystals, formed as a result of lowered kidney function, are dissolved in alkaline urine, allowing them to be removed from the blood stream and preventing deposits in the joints of gout patients.
Regular meals or snacks may be modified with additional nutrition by including grapes. Create a fruit juice swirl by mixing grapes in a blender with strawberries, blue berries, tart cherries, a spoonful of raw honey or maple syrup and a splash of water for a delicious snack and arthritis pain management. Grape juice also does the trick; however, whether you’re eating whole grapes or juice, always choose organic. Grapes are heavily treated with pesticides, making them one of the dirty dozen foods to avoid unless you’re eating organic.
Skip the sugary syrup on pancakes and top your flap jacks with a mash of grapes and strawberries instead. Snack on grapes to relieve hunger twinges or quench thirst, adding to the body’s ability to protect itself against debilitating arthritis joint pain and agonizing gout flare-ups. Rather than consuming harmful drugs and medicines with possible side effects, keep a bunch of grapes on hand to dissolve uric acid crystals for gout pain relief. Grapes are high in Vitamins A and C and loaded with antioxidants.
Bioflavonoids, Quercetin, Antioxidants and Vitamin C Relieve Rheumatoid Arthritis Join Pain
Red grapes contain a bioflavonoid known as quercetin. This powerful antioxidant operates with Vitamin C to stimulate the immune system to fight infection, cancer, and inflammation and to relieve painful rheumatoid arthritis symptoms offering joint and muscle pain relief for gout and arthritis patients. Red and purple grapes are also high in anthocyanins, another potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory that reduces pain and slows aging.
Eating Grapes Provides Pycnogenol and Resveratrol for Fighting Cancer, Gout and Arthritis
The seeds in grapes contain a substance called pycnogenol. Another powerful antioxidant, pycnogenol aids in fighting all forms of arthritis pain, cardiovascular problems, stress, and allergies.
Researchers at the University of Illinois report how the presence of resveratrol, found in grapes, slows down or stops the growth of benign and malignant tumors. Studies show resveratrol inhibits tumor growth at the initiation, promotion, and progression stages.
France`s Liver Research Study Group claims resveratrol helps prevent liver cancer by blocking the invasion of tumor cells. Science Laboratories report findings that resveratrol stops the development of an enzyme linked to breast cancer as well as offering rejuvenating effects on skin, keeping it more elastic and younger looking.
Flavonoids in Purple Grapes Help Prevent Cardiovascular Disease
The University of Wisconsin`s research shows that flavonoids found in purple grape juice prevent thickening of the arteries that supply blood to the heart. Researchers continue to study the properties of grapes in the nation`s fight against cancer, heart disease, arthritis and gout joint pain.
California leads the United States in producing the fresh grape crop. New York is second in grape production followed by Washington. Include some grapes in your diet every day for overall good health, as a natural gout cure and for rheumatoid arthritis joint pain relief.
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