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Broad-Spectrum Disease-Fighting Properties of Tart Cherries

By Michael Downey

Summary

Inflammatory molecules contribute to the onset of diabetes, arthritis, obesity, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and cancer—virtually every degenerative disease.57-64

Tart cherries deliver an unrivaled, direct inflammomodulatory effect. In fact, some scientists have stated that tart cherries “have the highest antioxidant and anti-inflammatory content of any food” and they also increase the activity of your body’s key antioxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase (SOD)!65

Tart cherries have high anthocyanin content. But the real secret to their effectiveness against many inflammatory diseases is their broad range of anthocyanins.4 As a result, tart cherries synergistically target a remarkably wide spectrum of oxidation- and inflammation-induced diseases.

Tart cherries allow aging individuals to block an extremely wide range of degenerative diseases—at their oxidative-inflammatory root!

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