Gout and Paleo Diet

Gout and Paleo Diet

Is a Paleo diet good for your gout? There are many websites on gout that claim that a Paleo diet or Paleolithic is a good and healthy diet that can help beat your gout, some even claim that a Paleo diet can even cure it! A Paleo diet consists of what cavemen ate 10,000 years…

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Gout and Thalassemia

Gout and Thalassemia

What does thalassemia have to do with gout? Thalassemia is a group of blood disorders that are genetically inherited which seriously constricts the body’s ability to produce hemoglobin, a protein that carries the oxygen we breathe throughout our lungs and entire body. In addition, thalassemia patients have a lower than average count of red blood…

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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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Sleep apnea and gout

Gout and Sleep Apnea

Do you suffer from sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder where your breathing repeatedly stops and starts while sleeping. About 12 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea and did you know that at least half of them are overweight? Furthermore, sleep apnea is way more common in men compared to women and usually…

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Sweating and gout

Gout and Sweating

Does gout cause you to sweat more? Did you know that you have anywhere between 2 million and 4 million sweat glands on your body? While women generally have more sweat glands, men’s glands are usually more active and we sweat more. Sweat maintains your body temperature keeping you from overheating, helps rid your body…

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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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Painful gout attack

How to Stop a Gout Attack

What do you do during a gout attack? It’s the holidays and temptation comes calling, saying “eat me, eat me” or “drink me, drink me” and since you are human and not perfect, you stumble and cave in to temptation, only to find yourself suffering from a gout attack at 3 o’clock in the morning.…

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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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