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http://curegoutpainnow.com - Gout is a painful condition, often affecting the toes, but it can affect many other joints as well. If left alone it can get worse, turn into a chronic problem and even ...

http://curegoutpainnow.com - Gout is a painful condition, often affecting the toes, but it can affect many other joints as well. If left alone it can get worse, turn into a chronic problem and even cause permanent damage. Gout foods to avoid include anything high in purines.

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  • 1. Gout foods to avoid
  • 2. Gout is caused by elevated uric acid levels, otherwise known as hyperuricaemia.
  • 3. When the levels of urate in the body reach the point where they can no longer be dissolved...
  • 4. … the salts crystallize in the form of needle-shaped crystals of monosodium urate monohydrate.
  • 5. One of the main causes of high uric acid levels in the body is diet.
  • 6. Specifically the amount of a type of chemical called purines.
  • 7. A purine is a molecule of the same type as essential components of the body such as RNA and DNA.
  • 8. When excess purines are ingested and not used then they are degraded to uric acid.
  • 9. Once the uric acid concentration gets too high the uric acid crystallizes into urate salts
  • 10. These are deposited into the human body tissues, where they cannot be degraded.
  • 11. Ingesting high-purine food is a chief cause of excess uric acid.
  • 12. Purines can be found in many foods...
  • 13. Offal – liver, kidney, sweetbreads
  • 14. Seafood – herring, mussels, sardines, anchovies, scallops
  • 15. Game – grouse, pheasant, partridge, and turkey
  • 16. Yeast & Yeast extracts – breads, beer vegemite, marmite
  • 17. Fatty meats – Mutton, veal, bacon
  • 18. Legumes – beans, lentils, peas
  • 19. As well as reducing the intake of foods high in purines, there are foods believed to be beneficial.
  • 20. Eating lots of these can helpkeep gout at bay.
  • 21. Some of these are...
  • 22. Cherries LemonJuiceApple CiderVinegar
  • 23. Green leafy vegetablesFruits high in vitamin CNuts and seeds
  • 24. Certain herbs -Devils claw, garlic, hawthorn, parsley
  • 25. It is vitally important to treat your gout, rather than just letting it get worse.
  • 26. Over time the symptoms of gout get much worse.
  • 27. Gout can cause permanent damamge and even deformity.
  • 28. Gout should not be taken lightly, it is a serious problem.