Beans and Gout

Gout and Beans

Do beans belong in a gout diet? In this post we will examine if beans should be part of a gout diet since I get many questions and it seems it causes much confusion since there are purines in beans. This seems to freak out some of you so I will share the facts with…

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Gout and Avocados

Gout and Avocado

Avocados in a gout diet Avocados are one of my favorite fruits although it mixes better with vegetables in salads and  it’s green, it feels more like a vegetable since it’s definitely not sweet like a fruit. Avocado has a long history of cultivation going as far back as 10,000 years in Central and South…

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Link between Gout and Metabolic Syndrome

Gout and Metabolic Syndrome

The Link between Gout and Metabolic Syndrome Metabolic syndrome is quite common and the numbers are growing not only in North America but worldwide. An estimated 50 million Americans or 1 out of 6 have a form of metabolic syndrome and 40% of people aged 60 and over are affected by it. Metabolic syndrome is…

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Gout and Atkins Diet

Gout and the Atkins Diet

Is the Atkins diet good for gout patients? Another popular fad diet that you may have heard of is the famous Atkins diet developed by Robert Atkins M.D. and one time or another you may have had a friend or family member tell you that they were on the diet and losing the pounds. Many…

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