Monthly Archive: August 2015

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Soy milk is a trigger for Gout

What is Soy Milk? Soy Milk originated from China and is created by grinding beans that have been soaked over night. By adding water in the process of grinding these beans, a white liquid that has a similar viscosity to...

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The Four Stages of Gout

Stage 1: Asymptomatic hyperuricemia In this stage, a person has elevated levels of uric acid in the blood (hyperuricemia), but no other symptoms. Treatment is usually not required. Stage 2: Acute gout, or acute gouty arthritis In this stage, hyperuricemia...

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Cherry Juice – A Natural Gout Killer

Cherry is a nutritional fruit that contains a number of phytonutrients, vitamins, and minerals with antioxidant values which helps fight against numerous diseases. There has been two studies conducted separately on the affects of consuming cherries on gout patients. Study...

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Misconceptions regarding Tofu and Gout

ofu has long been a mainstream food in Asian cultures and a staple protein in vegetarian diets. It is not only a major source of proteins but also excellent source of amino acids, iron, and calcium with many health benefits....

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10 Gout Foods to Avoid

If you have gout you have to be watching your diet. Certain foods contains higher concentrations of purine, which when metabolized by your body becomes uric acid. Higher levels of uric acid in your body triggers gout. There is a...