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What are the foods to avoid with excessive uric acid?

What are the foods to avoid with excessive uric acid?

Alcohol, meat: Alcohol, red meat, organ meats, turkey, shellfish, and drinks with high fructose corn syrup. Some vegetables may be high in uric acid too, but vegetarians tend to do better with gout so i wouldn't avoid them. ...Read more

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Wh foods to avoid / which foods or supplements are good when living w autoimmune disease? No processed foods of course. ?Dairy? ?Animal protein?

Wh foods to avoid / which foods or supplements are good when living w autoimmune disease?  No processed foods of course.  ?Dairy? ?Animal protein?

No GMO, anti-inflam.: Diet is best individualized but i advise an anti-inflammatory diet: see http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art02012/anti-inflammatory-diet dr. Fuhrman's nutritarian diet would also be appropriate: http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx do your best to avoid gmo's & foods high in pesticides: http://drrandybaker.Com/2013/04/22/organic-food-diet/ see my comment for more:. ...Read more

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Which food to avoid for favism?

Which food to avoid for favism?

Favism: Also known as g6pd deficiency a metabolic enzyme defect. Must avoid fava beans and certain meds like Dapsone which can trigger hemolytic anemia due to breakdown of red blood cells. ...Read more

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What crystals cause gout? Is there a particular food or drink I can avoid, to avoid eating or drinking whatever makes the crystals?

What crystals cause gout? Is there a particular food or drink I can avoid, to avoid eating or drinking whatever makes the crystals?

Sodium urate crystal: People with gout have an elevated uric acid and this can lead to the production of monosodium urate crystals that can precipitate in the tissues and in the joints and cause the gout attacks. In the susceptible individual alcohol, red meat can worsen this. Fortunately there are medications that can control and bring down the uric acid level and help prevent further attacks. ...Read more

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Foods to avoid with Crohn's disease?

Foods to avoid with Crohn's disease?

It depends: You might be surprised to learn that there's no evidence that certain foods cause crohn's disease. But once you've been diagnosed, paying special attention to what you eat can go a long way toward managing flare-ups, promoting healing, and reducing annoying digestive symptoms. ...Read more

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How to get enough nutrients and everything but not more eating. to avoid processed foods, sugar, gluten. limit meat. go plant based with fish and eggs?

How to get enough nutrients and everything but not more eating. to avoid processed foods, sugar, gluten. limit meat. go plant based with fish and eggs?

Nutritious Diet: I commend you for avoiding processed foods and limiting meat! For Good Nutritious Diet, eat: Brown Rice, quinoa, millet, barley, or buckwheat, Oatmeal. Vegetables- kale, Swiss chard, beet greens, collards, mustard turnip greens, and spinach. Beans and lentils, soy foods Walnuts, flax, pumpkin, sunflower, seeds Salmon trout or herring twice a week Drink eight 8-ounce glasses of fluid a day ...Read more

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Should I avoid certain foods with crohn's?

Should I avoid certain foods with crohn's?

Possibly: If you have a stricture (narrowing) then high fiber foods or poorly digested vegetables can get stuck in the stricture. Other foods (dairy) can exacerbate diarrhea. I usually have my patients keep a food journal to see which foods give them more problems as it can be different person to person. ...Read more

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What food do people with food allergies eat to get the same nutrients they need from the foods they're allergic to? i.e. Nuts, shellfish and pork?

What food do people with food allergies eat to get the same nutrients they need from the foods they're allergic to? i.e. Nuts, shellfish and pork?

Micronutrients: Protein, Omega fatty acids and micronutrients are nutritional advantages of the foods you have mentioned. A whole raw food multivitamin and other protein sources such as lean beef, organ meats, soy, avocado, spinach, kale can help make up the difference. ...Read more

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Are there any gluten free foods as an alternative to foods with gluten?

Gluten free alt: There are definitely gluten free alternatives, like gluten free breads, pastas, cookies, cakes, etc. It is much better to just stick to foods that are naturally gluten free like produce and lean proteins. ...Read more

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What are all the foods and supplements to avoid with gout?

Avoid: Shell fish, sardines, nuts, wine/beer, excessive brocholli and cheeses as well as red meats. ...Read more

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What foods to eat and foods to avoid if you have infectious arthritis?

What foods to eat and foods to avoid if you have infectious arthritis?

None Proven: While there may be a small number of arthritis patients who do better with diet modification, most do not find it helpful. The more important thing of course would be to get the infection cleared up. It matters very much what specific infection you have. ...Read more

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Is eliminating foods i'm allergic to from my diet enough to prevent an averse reaction?

Is eliminating foods i'm allergic to from my diet enough to prevent an averse reaction?

In most cases, yes: An elimination diet is an effective way of avoiding allergic reactions to foods. However, your physician should ascertain that you are allergic. A positive skin or blood test for allergy is not enough. You also need to have a suffered a reaction that correlates with that test (for instance developing hives when you eat peanuts). ...Read more

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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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What are high oxalate containing foods one can avoid to reduce calcium oxalate stones in my kidneys?Plz send me list to avoid such food in my diet

What are high oxalate containing foods one can avoid to reduce calcium oxalate stones in my kidneys?Plz send me list to avoid such food in my diet

Avoiding not needed: Most oxalates are made by our body in normal metabolism. Research suggests avoiding foods high in oxalates is of little if any help. See http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=george;dbid=48 for a list ; discussion. Taking magnesium can reduce stone formation by 90%. For more sound advice on stone prevention see http://bit.Ly/1ewlubw occ. Chanca piedra can help too: http://bit.Ly/1l9vrku. ...Read more

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Can eating strawberries contribute to outbreaks of rashes or food poisoning?

Can eating strawberries contribute to outbreaks of rashes or food poisoning?

Yes: A strawberry allergy may take on the symptoms of any food allergy. These include swelling, especially in the face, legs and arms, itchiness, shortness of breath and wheezing, congestion, mouth rash, coughing, throat tightness, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea and fainting. A common allergic reaction to strawberries is hives. These are itchy bumps on the skin that can be painful and irritating. ...Read more

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What foods other than meat should be avoided in gout ?

What foods other than meat should be avoided    in gout ?

Foods in Gout: Avoid fatty foods and limit alcohol intake. Avoid high-fructose corn syrup such as found in some soft drinks or some juice drinks. Here is a helpful article from the Mayoclinic since I don't have a lot of room here: http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/gout-diet/art-20048524 ...Read more

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