The pomegranate is a well-known fruit but not as widely consumed by the majority of the population since it is very difficult to remove its seeds when consuming it. However, it is worth the effort since this fruit is very good for reducing uric acid, treating the problem of gout and improving the quality of life of those who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis.

Pomegranates have good amounts of malic acid and citric acid, which help reduce uric acid through urine. Excess uric acid in the urine can lead not only to the typical inflammation of the big toe but can also cause kidney problems. With the acids contained in the pomegranates and the antioxidants that it provides, the accumulation of these purines that our body cannot metabolize and purify is regulated.

The polyphenols contained in pomegranates facilitate the purification of uric acid by the liver so that it can then be eliminated in the urine. This fruit contains more antioxidants than green tea, blueberries and a glass of wine.

In addition, these antioxidants present in pomegranates help to weaken the plaque and cholesterol that accumulates in the arteries.

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Dr. Samantha Robson ( CRN: 0510146-5) is a nutritionist and website content reviewer related to her area of ​​expertise. With a postgraduate degree in Nutrition from The University of Arizona, she is a specialist in Sports Nutrition from Oxford University and is also a member of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.

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