rheumatology
Gout

Research backs tomatoes as gout trigger

Research from New Zealand suggests there is a biological basis for the long held belief that tomatoes trigger gout flares. In a survey of 2051 New Zealanders with clinically diagnosed gout 71% reported having one or more food triggers. One-fifth of these respondents listed tomatoes as a trigger. The researchers then analysed data from 12,720 male ...

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