Gout and Basil

Gout and Basil

Basil in a Gout Diet Basil which in Latin is called Ocimim basilicum (Sweet Basil) is very familiar to most people and us Greeks use it often in our dishes. The name “basil” comes from the old Greek word basilikohn, which means “royal,” demonstrating the ancient Greeks attitudes towards an herb that they held to be very…

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Rheumatoid arthritis and gout

Gout and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Can rheumatoid arthritis cause gout? 1% of the American population suffers from rheumatoid arthritis. It is 2 to 3 times more common in women than in men but men do suffer the worst symptoms. Middle age is when you’ll usually see the disease develop and sadly young children can also get rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis…

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Gout Treatments

Gout Treatments

What are your options to treat gout? So you’ve suffered a gout attack and now you want to learn what to do to stop it or you have been suffering from gout and want to know all of your options that are available to treat the high uric acid levels so you avoid another painful…

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Oatmeal for gout diet

Gout and Oatmeal

Does oatmeal belong in a gout diet? Many gout sufferers ask if oatmeal is good or bad for them since it contains some purines. I can’t help but chuckle when I hear that. The truth is oatmeal and all types of oats are good for you in a gout diet, you have nothing to be…

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