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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Very little: Onions have very low levels of purines, and are considered a low purine food, and thus safe for gout.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Some: Sardines, liver, and other organ meats sweet breads, (pancreas not baked goods), dried mushroom, large amounts of animal products.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hillel Naon
42 years experience in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Diet for Gout: Beef, pork, lamb, canned tuna, dark meat fish, liquor and beer are foods with high purine s content that patients with gout should avoid.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Base in DNA and RNA: Purine is one of the two classes of bases in dna and rna. The purine bases are adenine and guanine. Uric acid is a purine end -product. Uric acid ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Try this website: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=purine%20rich%20foods. Hope this helps address your concerns about gout-avoidance.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: Once again, it does not matter. Studies have shown conclusively that diet has little effect on serum uric acid levels.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Diet has virtually no effect on serum uric acid levels so don't worry. The answer is yes.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Shellfish red meat and anything else rich in protein as well.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Complex carbs: Choose complex carbohydrates. Eat more whole grains and fruits and vegetables and fewer refined carbohydrates, such as white bread, cakes and candy. ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
23 years experience in Occupational Medicine
All relatively low : I assume you're trying to decrease the risk of gout attacks. All beers are relatively low. Look here: http://www.Acumedico.Com/purine.Htm. If gout is ... Read More
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