Foods such as meat and innards can trigger a gout attack, alcohol should also be included. Tomatoes, you would not expect in this list rather. However, many Gout sufferers are of the opinion that they cause you to have seizures. A study from new Zealand supports this observation.
Tomatoes provide according to the study, for a higher uric acid level in the blood, the main cause of a gout attack. This researchers from the University of Otago found in an analytical view on the data of the value 12,720 American gout out sick. Although it has not yet been proved that tomatoes cause is actually gout, in a row, at least with a view on the level of uric acid in the list of known gout triggers, the researchers report in the journal BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. If you have found a connection between the consumption of tomatoes and elevated uric acid levels, with seafood, red meat, alcohol, and sugar-containing drinks, comparable, says study author Tanya Flynn.
The researchers had previously interviewed over 2,000 new Zealanders, in whom gout was diagnosed, and what foods trigger a gout attack. Around 70 percent of the respondents said that more than a food come as the trigger in question, one out of every five also called tomatoes. For seafood, alcohol and red meat, tomatoes were called as the fourth most common cause of a gout attack. Gout is considered as well-disease and affects more frequently men than women. It is a particularly painful Form of Arthritis that develops when too much uric acid in the blood is present. Uric acid in turn is formed during the breakdown of purines, which are part of nucleic acids and the genetic material.