Gout is a commonly misunderstood disorder that affects many people. Gout can occur in various areas of the body. It happens when sodium urate crystals accumulate and deposit in the joints. These deposits happen if the uric acid in the blood is high. Although it is most commonly found in the feet joints, you can also get gout in your knees, wrists, and elbows.
If you are suffering from gout, you may be wondering how to treat or help ease the discomfort. Especially because if untreated, gout attacks can stick around even longer or start to plague different joints.
You’ve probably heard of many medical and natural methods. One of those methods may include an altered and healing diet. Did you know things like carrot juice can help gout? Here’s a list of foods to avoid as well as a list of foods to look for, if you’re treating gout.
Say NO to:
- processed foods
- cakes and pastries
- oily or fried foods
- bean products
Say YES to:
- green apples
- lemon grass
The link also provides a delicious recipe for a gout-friendly juice. And yes, it contains carrots. Read on for details.