Seventh Day Adventists Diet and Gout

Gout and the Seventh Day Adventist Diet

Why do Seventh Day Adventists live longer and suffer less disease? I recently watched a thought provoking documentary on PBS which supports my dietary philosophy of eating mostly a vegetarian diet. The documentary is called In Defense of Food which you can watch here. NYTimes best-selling author Michael Pollan tries to answer the question: What…

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Parkinson's Disease and Gout

Gout and Parkinson’s Disease

Uric Acid: Protective Effect for Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s is a disease that dates back to ancient times. The disease was named after London doctor James Parkinson in 1817 after he published “An Essay on the Shaking Palsy”, thus establishing Parkinson’s disease as a recognised medical condition. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous…

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Tom Brady and Gout

Gout and Tom Brady

Gout, Tom Brady and plant based diets A article in Boston.com about New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady caught my attention yesterday and wanted to bring it to your attention so you can see the similarities in Tom Brady’s diet. On Monday Boston.com ran an all-access interview with Tom’s personal chef Allen Campbell. He not only…

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Yoga and Gout

Gout and Yoga

Does Yoga help with Gout? Yoga! Yes Yoga can help gout sufferers. Yoga is actually a set of theories and practices originating in ancient India. The word yoga comes from a Sanskrit word which means “to yoke” or “to unite”. Interest in yoga has increased in western countries over the last few decades Over time…

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Financial and economic burden of gout

The Financial and Economic Burden of GOUT

Us gout sufferers go through a lot, let’s admit it. But another area in our lives that gets affected is the financial and economic burden of living with gout. The lost work and income due to gout attacks, the expensive hospital bills, the high cost of prescription drugs, and the list goes on and on.…

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Gout and Healthy Feet

Gout and Your Feet

Take care of your feet if suffering from gout Your feet have about 26 bones and a complex framework of muscles, ligaments and tendons. With every step you take, your feet absorb the full impact of your full body weight keeping you upright and balanced. Did you know that the health of your feet can…

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The 7 Minute Workout for your Gout

Gout and the 7 Minute Workout

How to exercise in just 7 minutes? This post is for those gout sufferers who say they don’t have the time to exercise, they’re always too busy and don’t want to get off the couch. Well for those that don’t have the time and are always too busy I have a solution for you but…

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Gout and Lifestyle Choices

Gout and Lifestyle Choices

Can lifestyle choices improve your gout? Everybody has choices to make in life, every individual is responsible and accountable for their own actions. We are all free men and women and are free to do what we want to do, even the choices we make on a daily basis on what foods to consume. There…

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Exercise and Gout

Gout and Exercise

The importance of exercise for the gout sufferer It’s a new year and yes the time for new year’s resolutions and what is the most popular new year’s resolution for people? Yes, exercise! Lose weight! Eat better! Most of you though will subscribe to a gym in January, only to give it up after a…

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Gout and Alzheimer's disease

Gout and Alzheimer’s Disease

Does gout lower the risk of developing Alzheimer’s? Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia that causes problems with your memory and thinking, eventually affecting your behavior and daily life. The majority of people who will suffer from this terrible disease will do so after the age of 65. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease…

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