How Corn Thins Slices May Reduce Your Risk of Gout

Posted August 2021
Beetroot Hommus, Veggie Bites & Feta on Corn Thins slices

More than Gout 10,000 cases of gout are recorded in Australia each year. Gout is a form of arthritis which effects your joints causing pain and inflammation. This is due to a build-up of uric acid. It is a condition which effects more men than women and can affect anyone but commonly effects people between the ages of 35-50 years.  

Dietary fiber reduces your risk of developing gout is by reducing inflammation and depending down your levels of blood uric acid. Fiber reduces the levels of uric acid by absorbing it in the fiber then passing it out when you go to the bathroom.

One way fiber helps reduce inflammation is by promoting a healthy weight. Obesity is linked to increased low levels of constant inflammation. By promoting a healthy body weight, you remove this low-grade inflammatory state in your body.

Dietary fiber can be found in plant foods like whole grains which include Corn Thins slices, legumes, nuts, seeds, fruits, and vegetables. Variety is superior to one source of plant-based foods . Each different food supports the health and function of your gut and gut microbiome in a different way.

If you suffer from gout a low purine diet is recommended. If you need clarity on what foods to include seeking the support of an Accredited Practising Dietitian is key.

Take home message: There are several lifestyle choices you can take up to reduce your risk of developing gout. Including dietary fiber in a varied diet rich in plant foods which can include Corn Thins slices is a key component to looking after the health of your gut which as a result reduces your risk of developing gout.




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