Nearly 4 percent of adults are affected by gout, which can harm joints if left untreated (1). Since diet and lifestyle are important factors for managing this painful problem, it’s important to talk to your doctor before you make any big changes, such as starting a new eating plan or losing weight.
Gout can be painful. It’s even likely that you avoid weight loss because of concerns over triggering a flare-up. Not to worry—by following these easy weight-loss tips, you can safely lose weight and reduce risk [...]