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I have heard certain food can increase your risk for gout.

I have heard certain food can increase your risk for gout.

Yes: Excessive amounts of alcohol, meat, seafood, and high fructose corn syrup can predispose to gout. Overeating and obesity are also risk factors. ...Read more

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Gout (Definition)

Gout is when too much uric acid gets deposited in a joint. The classic one is the big toe although others can be affected. Lifestyle factors like red meat and alcohol ...Read more


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Foods for gout?

Foods for gout?

Foods to avoid: Foods that are rich in purines, an amino acid, are the ones to avoid which leaves everything else useable. The foods are red wine, beer, red meat, shell food, sea food, organ food like sweetbreads and liver. High blood pressure medicine can cause gout also. ...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 to avoidif you have gout?

Meat,alcohol,herring: Organ meat, beef , pork, lamb oatmeal cauliflower spinach mushrooms anchovies herring alcohol fructose corn syrup. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat if I have gout?

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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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more