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my s. trigly is 320 & uric acid is 7.68 both are high, pls tell me how to prevent it. aside from med & exercise what foods shall i take? thx doctor.

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Dr. Howard Feinberg
Rheumatology 37 years experience
Low fat, purine.: For triglycerides the key is to limit fats, sugars, alcohol. If you smoke quitting will also help. For urticaria acid avoid alcohol, red meat, rich sauces. Uric acid is increased by purines. You can find a low purine diet on the internet as we'll. triglyceride of 320 may be too high to lower by diet alone. If you are overweight loosing weight will also help both these numbers.
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Best diet: You should limit meats, poultry, shellfish, and heavy fish to less than 4 oz per day. Get protein from egg whites, soy, tofu, quinoa. Diet features that elevate uric acid and TG include meats, poultry, shell fish, organ meats, alcohol, animal fats, and high fructose corn syrup containing foods and drinks. Maximize fruits and veggies and whole grains. Drink 2-3 liters per day.

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