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Are Tomatoes Good For Gout
Tomatoes and gout: Gout can be caused by eating a diet high in the purines. This would include organ meats, beef, lamb, alcohol, seafoods, legumes to name a few. Foods that are low in purines include tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, grains, fruits, eggs. Therefore, tomatoes and cherry tomatoes are considered good foods to eat if you have chronic issues with gout. ...Read more
I have not eaten fruit since I was 6 (with the exception of tomatoes and fruit juice). Am I at high risk for gout or other diseases?
Can a gout patient with uric acid level 5.8 eat tomato?? And what all food items do you suggest?? And what about chicken and fish, tea and coffee, etc..
Gout and diet: No particular food is prohibited with gout. Quantity and frequency matter. Be modest with all meat sources. Keep portions small. Minimize red meats and organ meats. Maximize fruit, veggies, and whole grains. Drink plenty of fluid daily. Avoid alcohol. Tomato is fine. Uric acid comes principally from meat sources. ...Read more
Urosolvine: These also fall into the category of poorly controlled substances. What works is tried and true medicine. See your podiatrist or rheumatologist for real help. ...Read more
Gout and dm diet: ADA 1800cal /day. No sugar. No bread. No muffins. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz/day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat nonstarch veggies and hi pulp fruits. Whole grains and nuts are excellent. Drink 3 L /day. ...Read more
Gout dm diet: Optimal features - take in tart cherry juice +tart cherries, 10/day. Add Lemon extract 2 tblspns/day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz/day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat only of pulpy fruit and non starch veggies. No bread. Drink 3 L /day. ...Read more
What foods are good for the gout? He has had the gout since easter, and has been taking indomethizde?
Good: Good and elaborated are both answers to your question, by drs fox and weiss. Gout is a systemic disease that should be tretaed by the rheumatologist, who is also an internist. The entire physiopathology was extensively explained, and as you can read, there are no foods good for goutu, but foods that con lessen the attacks and the frecuency and the acumulation of that pool of uric acid. The ideal number for long term control for the " normal " uric acid level should be no higher than six and that could be obatined with je two meds mentioned by dr weiss. Colchicine could be used to reduce the frecuency of acute episodes, when taken daily on a long term basis on a patient that has frecuent acute attacks. ...Read more
I get gout, I heard iodine pills are good for gout is this true? I have been on them for about2 weeks and my gout is completely gone!
Iodine is not a treatment for gout. You experience may represent a coincidence. It would be prudent to consult a rheumatologist to find out if you even have gout.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Gout diet: Adjust diet. Take in tart cherry juice +tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns/day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz/day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 L /day. Allopurinol is usual med. ...Read more
My hubby is 28 years old he jhad already gout, what kind of food he need to eat and food that's not good for his situation?
Best proteins, carbs: To prevent gout recurrence, work toward ideal weight. And replace refined (white) carbs with complex carbs (whole grains/veggies). Stop sodas and drinks or foods with added fructose. Decrease beer (especially) and distilled alcohol (some wine ok). For protein decrease meat & others with saturated fats. Increase protein from low fat dairy and plant sources. For some people fatty meals cause flares. ...Read more
No and no: Cider does not help with gout and drinking cider vinegar is even worse. Popular websites talk about apple cider vinegar and how it prevents gout. It does not. It strips the enamel from your teeth and burns your esophagus. Other problems can also occur. Vinegar pills are also not safe. ...Read more
Gout diet: Diet does not play as great a role in worsening or helping gouty symptoms as is commonly thought. Diets high in alcohol, particularly beer, shellfish or organ meats pose the greatest risk. Fruits, grains, vegetables and dairy products do not raise the risk of gout for most people. Enjoy your oatmeal! ...Read more
Diet, meds: Aside from changing diet and possible medications causing gout, the two common drugs to lower uric acid are Allopurinol and uloric. Rarely, probenecid is used. A new infusion, krystexxa, (pegloticase) is necessary very rarely. During flares, anti-inflammatories, ice and rest are helpful. A rheumatologist treats this kind of arthritis. ...Read more
Cherries: Are said to be good.Get a more detailed answer ›