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is shredded wheat good for gout?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Rheumatology 52 years experience
No: It has no benefit in treating or preventing gout.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

Can eating shredded wheat every morning cause my gout to flare up?

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Dr. Joseph Newman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Not likely: Foods richer in purines, such as red meat might possibly do it more than grains.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Can you eat shredded wheat if you have gout?

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Dr. Brent Rubin
Podiatry 41 years experience
Gout: Shredded wheat doesn't usually cause gout. Usually meat, chocolate, beer and wine are the most common causes.
A 35-year-old member asked:

Is it possible for you to eat shredded wheat if you have gout?

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Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 39 years experience
Yes: Complex carbohydrates like found in whole grain cereals are allowed on gout diet unless they are sweetened with corn syrup.

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