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Q&A: Gout and Paleo

Q: Is the Paleo diet alright for someone who has diabetes and gout? A: The short answer is yes. Here's the long answer. Gout is a painful condition that occurs when uric acid crystals accumulate around a joint, often the big toe, ankle or knee. According to the Mayo Clinic, "gout has long been associated with diet, particularly overindulgence in meat, seafood and alcohol." Oh! So that's why whenever I overindulge in salmon, with all its good fats, antioxidants and … Continue reading

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