Try drinking GLOBAL
(Adults - 50ML 1 - 2 Times Daily)
Gout is very much a lifestyle-based condition;
However there can be some deeper issues at hand. For example, people who have had gout have an increased risk of developing kidney stones, high blood pressure, kidney disease, diabetes, high levels of triglycerides, and atherosclerosis.
- Family history of gout
- Kidney issues (found on a blood test)
- High levels of triglycerides (found on blood test)
- Drinking too much alcohol and eating foods rich in purines, such as meat, shellfish, and sweetbreads.
- Exposure to environmental toxicity
- Metabolic syndrome and impaired gut function (found on blood test)
- Hidden food sensitivities and infection (found on a blood test)
Auto-immunity (found on a blood test)
- Eat antioxidant foods, including fruits (such as blueberries, cherries), and vegetables (such as squash).
- Eat foods high in potassium like celery, broccoli and mixed greens (like kale and chard).
- Eat more high fiber foods, including apples, sweet potato skins, berries, root vegetables (such as yams and turnips).
- Include foods rich in magnesium and low in calcium, such as brown rice, avocado, and banana.
- Use healthy cooking oils, such as olive oil or coconut oil.
- Drink 8 glasses of filtered water daily to help flush uric acid from the body.
- A daily multivitamin daily, containing the antioxidant vitamins A, C, E, the B-complex vitamins, and trace minerals such as magnesium, calcium, zinc and selenium. Magnesium specifically is helpful.
- Omega-3 fatty acids
- Bilberry extract
- Celery Seed
- Green tea (Camellia sinensis), for antioxidant and immune effects. Use caffeine free products.
- Turmeric (Curcuma longa), for inflammation. Tumeric may increase the blood thinning effect of certain medications such as aspirin and Coumadin.
FOODS TO AVOID:
- Avoid refined foods, such as white breads, pastas, sugar, high fructose corn syrup, and MSG
- Eat fewer red meats and more lean meats, cold water fish, or beans for protein.
- Cut down on foods containing oxalate, such as spinach, rhubarb, beets, nuts, chocolate, black tea, wheat bran, strawberries, and beans.
- Limit intake of caffeine, cauliflower, dried beans, lentils, fish, eggs, oatmeal, peas, poultry, spinach, and yeast products.
- Avoid roasted nuts and any foods containing (or cooked with) oil that has been heated.
- Avoid alcohol, and tobacco.
- Avoid sugar sweetened soft drinks.
- Avoid baby aspirin that increases the chances of a person developing gout.