Gout is a kind of arthritis that happens when uric acid accumulates in the blood and eventually causes joint inflammation. The Symptoms are painful and men are more prone to get it than woman.
In his blog post today, that was beautifully written, Frank Bruni shared his story which you can read by clicking here. Frank Bruni is not the only food writer to be diagnosed with Gout. Back in 2009, Josh Ozersky also discovered that he suffered from this chronic condition. Gout, can be managed by eating healthy, controlling weight and getting proper nutrients.
By drinking plenty of fluids daily, eating complex carbohydrates, low-fat dairy products and fruit, you can help protect against gout.
Listed below is a list of foods and beverages, according to Health.com, that are proven to cause gout:
-Seafood including scallops and herring
-Some vegetables like asparagus, cauliflower and spinach
-Organ Meats like foie gras and other livers.
-Drinks with High-Fructose Corn Syrup
Of course, it is okay to eat these foods in moderation. After all, a life with none of these things would not be complete for any food lover.