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Pineapples More Effective in Neutralizing Uric Acid

Uric acid is a natural body waste material formed when chemicals termed purines break down. Purines are normally produced in the body and are also found in some foods and drinks. Foods with a high content of purines include liver, anchovies, mackerel, dried beans and peas, and Beer. They are also found in many foods such as liver, shellfish, and alcohol and can be formed in the body when DNA is broken down. Symptoms like intense joint pain: A more than required proportion of Uric acid leads to multiple problems leading to intense joint pain. Gout usually affects the big toe, but it can occur in any joint, lingering discomfort. After the most severe pain subsides, some joint discomfort may last from a few days to a few weeks. Sharp crystals can form in your joints (usually your big toe). Most acid dissolves in blood and travels to the kidneys. From there, it passes out through urine. Foods to be avoided: Foods that can trigger a gout attack, or worsen your symptoms if you are experienc