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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Chanca piedra for gout

Gout and Chanca Piedra

What can the herb Chanca Piedra do for your gout? Phyllanthus niruri is a herb also more popularly known as Chanca Piedra. It is a tropical plant commonly found in coastal areas and in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. It is an important plant in Ayurvedic medicine which is used to treat stomach problems, bladder…

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Nuts should be part of a gout diet

Gout and Nuts

Are nuts good for gout? We all eat nuts and we all have a favorite nut, like I personally love almonds and usually eat mostly almonds although I like to eat peanuts from time to time and cashews. But I usually buy the big bag of almonds at Costco and mix it up with dried…

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Gout and Whole Grains

Gout and Whole Grain Bread, Pasta and Rice

Are whole grains good for gout? Whole grains are an ancient food that has been eaten for more than 12,000 years. It is estimated that whole grains like wheat and rice nourish about one third of the world’s population. There are many studies that easily prove that eating whole grains whether it be bread or…

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Chicken and gout

Gout and Chicken

Can eating chicken cause a gout attack? Chicken or poultry is one of the most popular meats in the world and is best known for its high protein content. We all love chicken breast in our salad, chicken soup when we are sick, chicken stew for lunch, I love chicken gyro with tzatziki, tomatoes, onions…

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Fiber for your gout

Gout and Fiber

How fiber can benefit your gout diet We all know how important fiber is for us and in this post we will learn about gout and fiber. You can find fiber in fruits, vegetables and whole grain foods like bread, pasta and rice. Fiber’s main health benefit is to relieve and prevent constipation making sure…

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Vitamin D for gout

Gout and Vitamin D

How can vitamin D benefit you with your gout? Vitamin D is very important for you as a gout sufferer, actually more than you think! Vitamin D is very important for your bone health by increasing the absorption of calcium and phosphorus. Remember gout attacks weaken bones over time and could destroy supporting cartilage and…

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Tomatoes for your gout diet

Gout and Tomatoes

Are tomatoes bad for gout? We all eat tomatoes, we are either eat them fresh in a salad, God knows I love my Greek salad, or we either eat them as a sauce, paste, juice and ketchup! Tomato is a popular vegetable, some say it’s a fruit since it contains seeds but at the end…

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Rosemary herb for your gout

Gout and Rosemary

The power of the herb rosemary in treating gout Almost all of us have enjoyed the pungent flavor and pine-like fragrance of rosemary spice on a chicken or lamb dish, on salmon and other fish dishes; as well as soups and sauces. Since rosemary grows on an evergreen shrub it is available throughout the entire…

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Dandelion and Gout

Gout and Dandelion

Can the dandelion flower that grows in your lawn actually help with your gout? When you think of dandelion, you think of that annoying weed that takes over in your lawn, garden and even appears in between the cracks of the sidewalk. But did you know that it is also an excellent food and herbal…

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