Study title and authors:
Hyperuricemia and associated factors: a cross-sectional study of Japanese-Brazilians.
Poletto J, Harima HA, Ferreira SR, Gimeno SG.
Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil.
This paper can be accessed at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21359473
Hyperuricemia is a level of uric acid in the blood that is abnormally high and is associated with gout.
(a) hyperuricemia was more frequent in smokers.
(b) hyperuricemia was associated with been male, over 55 with other illnesses.
(c) hyperuricemia was associated with individuals on uric acid-increasing medication.
(d) hyperuricemia was associated with high alcohol consumption.
(e) hyperuricemia was associated with low consumption of milk and dairy products.
(f) hyperuricemia was associated with a LOW intake of saturated fat.
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Recipe of the day
Ingredients: Food Mall: Chicken Breast
2 large chicken breasts
1/8 tsp garlic powder
1/2 – 3/4 cup white wine
3 tbs olive oil
Pound chicken breasts to 1/4 inch thickness.
Season with pepper and garlic powder on both sides (honestly, it doesn’t need to be measured, just sprinkle it).
Place a few Sage leaves along one side of the chicken and then wrap each piece of chicken with a piece of proscuitto.
Heat pan over medium high heat and add in olive oil.
Cook chicken for 5 minutes. Then turn over and cook for another five. Add in wine and cook for another 2-3 minutes.