Tuesday, August 24, 2010

uric acid in the blood and these are deposited in small joints

Hyperuricemia is a metabolic disorder of purine, which appears excessive uric acid in the blood and these are deposited in small joints, whose disease is called gout. This deposition can cause destruction of joint tissues leading to chronic arthritis.

With progression of disease symptoms occur more frequently and more prolonged. An injury or a trivial exercise than usual can trigger episodes of swelling and joint pain, and questions arise with crises related to the excesses of food, drink or exercise.

Obesity is usually associated with this disorder. Fasting or a diet low in carbohydrates, can also precipitate a crisis.

Since the purine metabolism is altered, it is recommended to avoid foods very rich in this substance in order to avoid metabolic stress and help the treatment even with the need for medication.

Foods allowed include:

Cereals and derivatives
Milk and milk products
Vegetables except asparagus, mushrooms, peas, spinach, beans and lentils should be used sparingly (1 serving - 1 / 2 cup) per day or 5 days a week (depending on condition)
Butter or margarine
White bread, biscuits
Coffee, tea, chocolate
Gelatin desserts, ice cream
Foods that should be eaten sparingly include:

Fish (one weekly portion)
Birds (a small portion of about 80 grams per day)
Beef (a small portion of about 80 grams per day)
Egg (3 units per week)
Pulses (beans beans, 1 / cup daily)
The foods are strictly forbidden:

Broth in tablets
Anchovy, Mussels, Sardines
Heart, Kidneys, Liver
Fermented foods
Alcoholic beverages, especially beer
Tomato sauce

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