Gout and Ketogenic Diet

Gout and Ketogenic Diet

How Gout and the Ketogenic Diet Affects You A ketogenic diet is a diet with extremely low or no carbohydrates diet which makes the body go into a state known as ketosis. When the body is in the state of ketosis, the carbohydrates levels are low and this causes the blood sugar levels to drop…

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Fat and Gout

Gout and Fat

Does Fat Affect Gout? In this post we will learn about how fat relates to gout. Fat is important to our health because it supports many of the body’s functions. Fat provides energy and is a carrier of essential nutrients such as vitamins A, D, E, K, and carotenoids. Problem with fat is it’s high…

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Tsimane Tribe and Gout

Gout and the Tsimane Tribe

What the Tsimane Tribe Can Teach Gout Sufferers I wanted to share with you this new study published in the Lancet medical journal, that studied a remote Amazon tribe living in the Bolivian Amazon which has shown to the researchers to have the healthiest arteries ever studied! This study concluded that an 80 year old…

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Painful Gout attack image

Gout in Pictures

Pictures of Gout In this post I decided to add some pictures to show you what gout looks like. Pictures paint a thousand words, so this should help you to see what gout is all about, especially if you have been newly diagnosed with gout or think you may have it. Some even portray gout…

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Gout and Magnesium

Gout and Magnesium

What Role Does Magnesium Play In a Gout Diet? Magnesium is an alkaline mineral that is found in many foods like leafy green veggies like romaine, lettuce, spinach, nuts and whole grains. Magnesium performs many functions in your body, helping control the amount of calcium in your body to muscle functions as well as your…

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Gout in Young Adults

Interview With A Young Gout Sufferer

How a 19 Year Old Developed Gout If you’ve been following my social media accounts where I post the latest news on gout from around the world, you’ll notice how gout is increasing amongst young persons starting in their late teens. I’ve also written a post about it on this site that you can check…

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Gout in the Elbow

Gout and Elbows

How Gout Can Affect Your Elbow and Arm Gout in the elbow is not that common but for gout sufferers since for most it begins and remains concentrated in the big toe or feet area when suffering an inflammatory attack. For some, as the disease progresses over the years, it can move up the body…

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Gout and Fasting

Gout and Fasting

Can Fasting Cause Gout? A popular diet fad that has been around for a few years is the fasting diet where you basically don’t eat anything in order to detox your body or people do it for religious reasons like Muslims during Ramadan. Believe it or not there is a small study that studied the…

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DASH Diet and Gout

Gout and the DASH Diet

Is The DASH Diet Really Good For Gout? There was breaking news in the gout world these past few weeks regarding a study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology conducted by the American College of Rheumatology. Stephen Juraschek, MD, PhD, of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and his colleagues studied 103 adults with pre…

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Papaya and Gout

Gout and Papaya

Papaya in a Gout Diet Papaya! Yes that green egg shaped exotic fruit that you see at the market, is actually one of my favorite. And for good reason! Papaya is very good for us gout sufferers since it contains “papain” a proteolytic enzyme which is a natural anti-inflammatory, helping keep the body in an…

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