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Can I eat prunes with gout?

Can I eat prunes with gout?

OK in moderation: Some fruits w/ high fructose content may cause flares in sensitive patients, this is not common, suggest limiting amount of prunes you are going to consume. Among foods that are an uncommon cause of gout flares, it is helpful to consume these in moderation rather than completely avoiding the food. ...Read more

Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Gout (Definition)

Occurs when too much uric acid gets deposited in a joint. Lifestyle factors like red meat and alcohol ...Read more


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What kind of foods should you not eat if you have a gout?

What kind of foods should you not eat if you have a gout?

Avoid animal purines: Avoid foods rich in animal purines. Examples include: beef, lamb, pork, and shellfish. Alcoholic beverages, especially beer and spirits (whiskey, vodka) are also high in purines. Some studies suggest moderate wine consumption is less likely to cause gout attacks. Low fat dairy products are GOOD for gout. They help rid the body of uric acid. ...Read more

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I have gout, can I eat broccoli rabe?

I have gout, can I eat broccoli rabe?

Yes: I am not quite sure what the rabe means but as far as broccoli is concerned that should not be a problem

re gout it is organ meats / meat in general and beans that seem to stir things up lentals are ok

diet control for gout is a bit challenging but mostly means limiting the above food
articles and checking the uric acid levels
broccolirabe is realted to turnips you eat the greens. ...Read more

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I suffer from gout. Can I still eat curry?

I suffer from gout. Can I still eat curry?

Yes you can: There is no conraindication for eating curry. ...Read more

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Can you eat shredded wheat if you have gout?

Gout: Shredded wheat doesn't usually cause gout. Usually meat, chocolate, beer and wine are the most common causes. ...Read more

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What I can eat if I have gout? Can I eat bread?

What I can eat if I have gout? Can I eat bread?

Low purine foods: Gout is the result of too much acid (ua) in the blood stream. Ua is there as a breakdown product from a certain protein (purine) in foods. Some foods are higher in purines- eating them raises ua. Reducing intake of those foods, reduces the levels of ua in the blood. Search " low purine diet" or "list of high purine foods". ...Read more

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If I have gout what I can eat? And I can eat bread

Bread is OK: Patients with gout need to limit foods high in purines. These are found in meat, poultry, fish, shell fish, claims, oysters. Also, organ meat such as liver, sweet breads, kidney, etc... Are very high in purines by weight. Veggies are, mostly, safe to eat. Bread is fine.
Also, anything that dehydrates you will also increase your uric acid levels by volume, so limit alcohol and coffee. ...Read more

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Can I eat wholemeal bread with a past history of gout?

If under treatment: If you have gout and are under treatment for your disease you should be fine. With this disease the key is to control your uric acid with diet and medication. Your main job is to avoid excess. Large amounts of shellfish, red meat or high purine foods can overcome medication. Alcohol will overwhelm most treatments. If you have normal kidney/liver and take meds most foods in moderation are ok. ...Read more

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Help, what to eat for a (gout & highbloodpressure) patient?

Help, what to eat for a (gout & highbloodpressure) patient?

Veggies, no alcohol: Alcohol raises blood pressure and elevates uric acid (cause of gout) so stop that. Veggies and less meat help reduce gout and cardiovascular problems. Exercise. ...Read more

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Is it considered unhealthy to eat oatmeal if you have gout?

Monitor amount: Oatmeal does not cause gout, but there are purines in oatmeal. Therefore, you may need to limit the intake of oatmeal. Gout comes from dehydration and is a form of arthritis. If you are having problems, you need to see a rheumatologist to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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What foods & drinks should I eat & drink to help with gout?

See below: Cherry juice has been known to be help[ful. Avoid eshell fish, nuts, alcohol, sardines and red meats since these foods can often exaserbate an attack. ...Read more

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

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

Yes: Complex carbohydrates like found in whole grain cereals are allowed on gout diet unless they are sweetened with corn syrup. ...Read more

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Is there any meat you can eat when you have gout needing to know if there is any meat you can eat when you have gout

Yes: The major issue is to take prophylactic meds so you do not get more attacks. Meat is really not a bad issue in this situation. ...Read more

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An I eat menudo with gout?

Menudo and gout: You should be ok, but you should always monitor how you feel after eating certain foods to be sure they are not a trigger for you. Remember, the key with gout is moderation (especially those foods that you should avoid). ...Read more

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What can I eat if I have gout?

Healthy food: If your gout is caused by food and not high blood pressure medicine, try to avoid the following types of food. Foods that are high in purines cause uric acid problems and gout. These generally are: red meat, shell food, sea food, liver, sweetbreads, red wine, beer. Doesn't leave much left to eat but you'll feel better. ...Read more

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Can I eat calamares on gout diet?

Probably shouldn't..: A gout sufferer should also avoid oysters, calamari, sushi, crabs and scallops. While going off these foods, a gout sufferer is advised to drink a lot of milk and other dairy products. Dairy products help by decreasing the levels of uric acid in the body due to its alkaline nature. ...Read more

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Wat food to eat when you have gout?

Diet and gout: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will aggravate gout. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline your diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, using egg white for protein, then your uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat if I have gout?

It depends: If you ask enough doctors, some will tell you diet has no bearing on gout attacks and management, others will warn of eating too much protein that can cause increased uric acid, which can lead to gout. Foods such as red/organ meats (Beef, pork), red beans, beer can lead to increased uric acid. There are medical reasons for developing gout, so see your doctor to get the best advice for you. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat if I have gout?

Read below: This is easier to answer by telling you the major foods to stay away from if you have gout. Shell fish, red meat, alcohol, fried foods, cookies candies sweets, etc. This will give you a great start. Good luck. ...Read more

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What's best food to eat to avoid gout?

What's best food to eat to avoid gout?

Low purines: Google low purine or gout diet to see the foods low in purines to eat and those high in purines to avoid. Purines are important in making uric acid, the cause for gout. If you do not secrete enough uric acid or over porduce uric acid, you may come down with an acute gout attack. Force fluids, always. Stay well hydrated and follw this diet as best you can. Follow with pcp/ with rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Are onions ok to eat if you have gout?

Onions / gout: YES. Onions are safe. Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. And avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per 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 liters /d ...Read more

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What can I eat and not eat if I have gout?

Read below: Gout is caused by uric acid builup from uric acid in the breakdown of foods. Stay away from red meat, shell fish, sweets, fried foods, alcohol, and drink plenty of water to hydrate your kidneys.
You may eat fish, pasta, most vegetables, turkey, chicken, etc, to name a few. If your uric acid is too high, see your podiatrist for mediciation treatment. ...Read more

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What are some foods you can eat with gout?

Whole grains, fruits,: Whole grain unsweetened cereals
low fat milk
10%fruit juice
lean meat and poultry
fresh fruits
celery and carrots
vegetables steamed
non alcoholic beverages like water and tea
healthy snacks. ...Read more

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What food I should not eat when I have gout?

What food I should not eat when I have gout?

Gout and diet: Principally meats and most importantly, avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol are doubly potent against gout. Avoid these. Also, if you are able, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline your diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, using egg white for protein, then your uric acid levels will come down even more. ...Read more

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What foods someone can eat if they have gout?

Avoid certain foods: Avoid foods that are high in purines, especially meat, seafood, and beer. Eat a diet to control your weight and yet keep you healthy. Eat low-fat dairy products. This may lower your risk of gout. Drink plenty of water and other fluids. This can help your body get rid of uric acid. ...Read more

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What foods can someone eat if they have gout?

Old and new advice: It's been known for a century that purine-rich foods, such as liver and kidneys, raise uric acid levels, which worsens gout. Recent studies have suggested that meats are bad for gout, and dairy (skimmed-dairy is safest for cholesterol) is good. Vitamin c also lowers uric acid (note that over 1000mg of vitamin c may cause kidney stones). ...Read more

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Eating collards greens is okay to eat with gout?

Cook em in a stew.: There is a hefty amount of oxalic acid in collards which has been associated with uric acid formation and gout. cooking the collards breaks down the oxalic acid so eating them cooked should have little effect on gout. ...Read more

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Which type of foods to not eat if you have a gout?

Red meat and alcohol: There is actually an extensive list of food items that can flare a gout attack. The most common are red meats and alcohol. The list can even include common food such as legumes. ...Read more

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I have gout; does this mean I can't eat chocolate?

No: With gout, you should follow a low purine diet. Google a gout diet. As with most anything, one has to moderate what is eaten. Chocolate in small or moderate amounts, all things being equal, can be eaten. This will depend on how severely you have gout, whether you are on gout medications and other factors. I'll bet you will do fine with small rewards. ...Read more