A 44-year-old member asked:
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could you tell me what are foods ok to eat for someone who has gout ?

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Dr. Jonathan Posner
27 years experience Podiatry
Vegetarian diet: Gout is associated with the bodies inability to eliminate uric acid. Foods high in purines interfere with this process. Foods to limit are meat, shell fish , high fatty foods and alcohol especially beer.
Answered on Jul 10, 2015
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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Gout: Better question would be what food to avoid for gout. The list is long for proper diet that i would contact your doctor who will have written list of foods to avoid.
Answered on May 2, 2013

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