The diagnosis has forced Bruni to give up much of the red meat, shellfish, and alcohol he consumes, all foods that — according to him — made life worth living. Which is where Bruni deserves a heap of credit. When faced with his own gout diagnosis, meat-ophilic food blogger Josh Ozersky asserted, “I won’t be altering my lifestyle at all.” And for all the good that Paula Deen’s diagnosis may someday do for her diabetic fans (once she starts writing healthier recipes), she was rightly pilloried for refusing to admit that her sugar-and-fat-intensive cooking was at least partially responsible. (via Restaurant Critic Gets Gout - San Francisco Restaurants and Dining - SFoodie)

The diagnosis has forced Bruni to give up much of the red meat, shellfish, and alcohol he consumes, all foods that — according to him — made life worth living. Which is where Bruni deserves a heap of credit. When faced with his own gout diagnosis, meat-ophilic food blogger Josh Ozersky asserted, “I won’t be altering my lifestyle at all.” And for all the good that Paula Deen’s diagnosis may someday do for her diabetic fans (once she starts writing healthier recipes), she was rightly pilloried for refusing to admit that her sugar-and-fat-intensive cooking was at least partially responsible. (via Restaurant Critic Gets Gout - San Francisco Restaurants and Dining - SFoodie)