5 Things You Need to Know About Vitamin B and Gout

Gout is caused by a buildup of uric acid in the system. It can be caused from eating too many foods that are high in acidity, such as large amounts of meat, alcohol and corn. A good B complex vitamin supplement has been known to help lessen the adverse effects of gout. When taking a B complex vitamin, find one that has a good amount of folic acid. If you want to go the food route, then consume some broccoli, bananas and tomato juice.

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Vitamin B pills next to a glass of water. (Image: ironstealth/iStock/Getty Images)

Gout is caused by a buildup of uric acid in the system. It can be caused from eating too many foods that are high in acidity, such as large amounts of meat, alcohol and corn. A good B complex vitamin supplement has been known to help lessen the adverse effects of gout. When taking a B complex vitamin, find one that has a good amount of folic acid. If you want to go the food route, then consume some broccoli, bananas and tomato juice.

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