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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Arthritis and Rheumatism
You find contradictions in reading websides about white bread and whole grain bread for plasma uric acid. Please give your opinion: white bread or whole grain bread is less harmful?
My knowledge may be incomplete in this area. In general, yeast-laden baked goods may contribute to serum uric acid levels. I am uncertain which type of bread contains more yeast. Certainly, there will be variations in recipes amongst the different producers of the bread.
Raymond Hong, MD, MBA, FACR
Formerly, Assistant Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University