Tag Archives: Diet Tips

Gout Prevention Diet

by in Gout February 5, 2008

Gout is a common type of arthritis that occurs when there is too much uric acid (sodium urate) in the blood, tissues and urine. The uric acid that accumulates ultimately crystallizes and takes on a needle-like shape, jabbing into the joints (big toe, mid-foot, ankle, knees, wrists, and fingers). Acute joint pain is usually the […]

Nutritional Suggestions for Diarrhea

by in Diarrhea January 11, 2008

Diarrhea may be described as soft, loose, or semi-liquid stools passed several times a day. There is usually a sense of urgency, and some feelings of malaise. Besides being uncomfortable, diarrhea can cause excessive losses of fluids, nutrients, and electrolytes, leading to dehydration and electrolyte imbalance. What is eaten can make a big difference. Consultation […]