START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: uric acid

20 Foods that Aggravate Big Toe Pain (Gout)

Gout is a painful form of arthritis that is usually linked to pain in the big toe. It occurs when uric acid in the blood causes crystals to form and accumulate around joints, particularly in the big t…

109 comments

Uric Acid Caused by Meat and Sugar

Human beings lost the ability to detoxify uric acid millions of years ago. What implications does this have for our health today? Our story starts about 15 million years ago. It was the Miocene epo…

56 comments

Santa Claus Goes Public About His Gout

The December issue of North Pole News featured Santa hobbling around with a large, painful, swollen big toe. It seems it all started after he ate a large burger and a beer. It started up so quickly it…

53 comments

meet our writers

Joe Baker, Care2

Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

people are talking

Good to know. Thank you :)

Very sweet. Thanks for sharing.

Much ado about nothing. I'm sticking with real milk, because I use just a bit in my coffee and rare…

site feedback

ONSITE FEEDBACK FORM

Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!