Does Protein Diet Lead To High Uric Acid And Gout? – Ms. Atraeyee Nihar Chandra


Protein takes a lot of water to digest and also time, if a person is dehydrated and high protein diet is consumed by a n individual that person is going to be constipated for a long time. Protein intake varies from person to person, generally we say 0.8 grams of protein for 1 kg of person say any sports person must consume 1.5 – 2.2 grams of protein in a day. Protein is generally over marketed, there is a huge trend saying that the more protein you have the better the body is going to be. If you consume more protein it will be difficult for your body to digest, so how to determine how much protein should be consumed, get a blood test done see the protein level in your body at the same time check your uric acid it should be within the range of 1-5, now high protein diet may lead to high uric acid which develops a condition called gout in the body, generally gout condition is mostly seen in the feet, thumb, fingers and joints. Gout is difficult situation in the body as it pains and burns at the same time, it creates difficulty in walking, bending and its not one pain you go through. So it is important to monitor your protein intake, if you are constipated please avoid protein. As much as the protein is fresh its good for health probably compared to supplements it is healthier to take fresh proteins like meat. Other than that try to soak the dry fruits before you use them. The kind of dry fruits at present in the market are hardly having any nutrition left in them. If you soak them and eat its easier for your body to digest. Consume high fiber food protein, vegetables, fruits all of them have good protein in the, to increase protein intake increase the leafy vegetables in your diet.

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