Gout: What You Eat and Drink Can Help-or Harm-You

Diet alone is unlikely to cause gout, but eating right and staying hydrated can help you avoid or recover from an attack.

Sweetened soft drinks not only add unnecessary calories; theyre also associated with an increased risk of gout in women-as are orange juice and certain other fruit drinks, according to a study reported during a meeting of the American College of Rheumatology late last year. While gout is relatively rare in women, research suggests the incidence is rising, particularly among adults over age [IMGCAP(1)]65. …
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