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New Delhi. Both Navratri and Ramzan are going on simultaneously, during this time people keep fast according to their faith. However, fasting is beneficial for health. By fasting, the toxins come out from the body and the body remains healthy. But keeping fast in some diseases becomes a problem for the patients.

For uric acid patients, fasting Navratri or Ramadan can become a problem. According to experts, excessive fasting can lead to an increase in uric acid levels. If uric acid patients keep fasting for the whole day, then the amount of uric acid in their body starts increasing. If you are also fasting during Navratri, then know how to control uric acid.

Reasons for increased uric acid:
Uric acid increases due to excessive consumption of protein.
Consumption of beef/mutton and liver in the diet increases uric acid.
Due to kidney problems, uric acid increases rapidly, due to which the kidney is unable to remove it.
Uric acid increases rapidly due to excessive fasting. If you are fasting during Navratri or Ramadan, then follow these special measures to control uric acid.

Drink more water:
If you want to control uric acid then drink more and more water. Water helps to dilute the uric acid and activates the kidneys. Uric acid is flushed out of the body by drinking more water. If you are well hydrated your urine will be pale yellow in colour. Drink at least two liters of water a day.

Eat Apples:
If uric acid increases, eat an apple daily during the fast. Uric acid level will be fine by eating apple. Apples are rich in malic acid, which neutralizes uric acid in the blood. Apart from apples, you can also consume apple cider vinegar. Apple cider vinegar has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that are effective in controlling uric acid.

Consume Olive Oil: Eating
By using olive oil, the level of uric acid will be under control. Vitamin E is found in abundance in olive oil, which proves helpful in reducing uric acid levels.

Drink bottle gourd juice:
Drink bottle gourd juice to control uric acid. Vitamin C, B and iron are present in abundance in bottle gourd juice, which are useful for good health. Consumption of gourd is beneficial in heaviness in stomach, loss of appetite, liver and kidney related problems. Gourd proves to be effective in controlling the increased uric acid.

Consume these fruits:
To control uric acid, include strawberries, blueberries, raspberries in the diet. Rich in anti-inflammatory properties, these fruits are effective in controlling uric acid levels. All these berries inhibit the crystallization of uric acid and prevent it from accumulating in the joints. The fiber present in Jamun is very effective in reducing uric acid in the blood. During fasting, you can control uric acid by including these fruits in the diet.

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