What is uric acid exactly?
Uric acid is produced mostly with the breakdown of purines, which exist in proteins. Cells breakdown also create a uric acid, but proteins are the major culprits.
The uric acid is excreted by the kidneys, but in case of over-production, there could be a buildup.
It’s not the uric acid itself that builds up in the joints. Uric acid is prone to forming urates in the body, which are different types of salts. Monosodium urate is a particularly bad urate. If accumulated in the joints, this urate causes gout.
Medicine is not the only variant: Try Juicing
Fortunately, there are, as well foods that will successfully help this problem. Low purine veggies such as cucumbers, beets, lettuce, celery and potatoes can help lower uric acid blood levels.
The easiest and quickest, but extremely delicious way to consume these veggies is to drink them in juice. A cucumber juice is a best way to stay healthy and prevent joint inflammation.
Cucumber juice has the power to decrease body temperature and also cleanse your body from toxins. It creates alkaline environment in the body, and resent studies have confirmed its efficacy when it comes to eliminating uric acid crystals from joins.
The combination of ingredients works very well in eliminating toxins. Celery and ginger relieve inflammation.
This juice causes a mild pain, which is actually a sign that it does its job!
Joint Healing Juice
Preparation time – 10 min.
- 1 medium-sized cucumber
- 2 celery stalks
- 1 lemon slice
- 1 young ginger (an inch-sized piece)
Clean the ingredients well. Cut the celery and cucumber into slices. Use half of the lemon. Shred the ginger root.
Combine the ingredients into a delicious juice and drink it once or twice a day until you notice some improvement.
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