Could A Ketogenic Diet Alleviate Gout?

More than 8 million individuals in the United States have gout, a disease that can cause intense recurrent episodes of debilitating pain, inflammation, and fever. The cause of gout is the accumulation of urate crystals in joints, which continuously reactivate the immune system, leading to activation of the most common type of immune cell in […]

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Could a Ketogenic Diet Alleviate Gout?

More than 8 million individuals in the United States have gout, a disease that can cause intense recurrent episodes of debilitating pain, inflammation, and fever. The cause of gout is the accumulation of urate crystals in joints, which continuously reactivate the immune system, leading to activation of the most common type of immune cell in […]

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Got Gout? Eat Keto!

More evidence about the anti-inflammatory effects of a ketogenic diet. Now this is shown for gout. In the past this has been attributed to a “rich diet” as in meats but the evidence is showing otherwise. In fact, the cause is more likely sugar and refined carbohydrates. Aging and lipotoxicity are two major risk factors […]

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