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Doctor insights on: Foods Not To Eat With High Uric Acid

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What food should I avoid and eat if my uric acid is high?

What food should I avoid and eat if my uric acid is high?

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

Uric Acid (Definition)

Uric acid is a naturally-occurring waste product produced by the body. Humans are not very good at getting rid of uric acid, and in some people it builds up and causes a form of joint pain (usually ...Read more


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Which medicine, exercise, food you suggest, for my friend has high uric acid level?

Which medicine, exercise, food you suggest, for my friend has high uric acid level?

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

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What nutrition should eat if uric acid?

What nutrition should eat if uric acid?

Diet not valuable: Diets really have relatively little influence on the serum level of uric acid. The one thing that should be minimized is alcohol intake. The key to preventing gout if you already are having attacks is not a low purine diet but in taking medications such as Allopurinol to keep your serum uric acid at a level of 6.0 mg/dl or less. If you have never had a gouty attack, meds are usually not needed. ...Read more

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Can excessive food intake cause high uric acid?

Uric acid diet: Yes, certain kinds: avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, and nuts, using white fish and egg white for protein, then uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more

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My husband has a severe case of gout and already has tophiformed. His uric acid level is still high. Is chicken and turkey ok for him to eat?

My husband has a severe case of gout and already has tophiformed. His uric acid level is still high. Is chicken and turkey ok for him to eat?

Uric acid diet: Only minimally. Adjust diet. Take in tart cherry juice and 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 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 L /day. ...Read more

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I have on/off gout attack for the last. 2 years, my uric acid level is borderline high, I eat meat occasionally but I like fish do much. Any suggestion?

I have on/off gout attack for the last. 2 years, my uric acid level is borderline high, I eat meat occasionally but I like fish do much. Any suggestion?

Fish can worsen gout: Adjust diet. Take in tart cherry juice and 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 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 L /day. Achieve ideal wt ...Read more

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My S. Trigly is 320 & Uric Acid is 7.68 both are high, Pls tell me how to prevent it. Aside from med & exercise what foods shall I take? Thx doctor.

My S. Trigly is 320 & Uric Acid is 7.68 both are high, Pls tell me how to prevent it. Aside from med & exercise what foods shall I take? Thx doctor.

Low fat, purine.: For triglycerides the key is to limit fats, sugars, alcohol. If you smoke quitting will also help. For urticaria acid avoid alcohol, red meat, rich sauces. Uric acid is increased by purines. You can find a low purine diet on the internet as we'll. Triglyceride of 320 may be too high to lower by diet alone. If you are overweight loosing weight will also help both these numbers. ...Read more

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What dietary foods leads to elevated blood level as to increase uric acid level in blood?

What dietary foods leads to elevated blood level as to increase uric acid level in blood?

Well known: Beef, lamb, pork, shellfish, most alcoholic beverages: beer is worse than spirits such as vodka and gin, moderate wine consumption is fine. Foods high in fructose such as non diet soda and fruit juices also get converted to uric acid and should be minimized. ...Read more

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Pls tell in detail what type of food shud she eat as she is a diabetic TB patient whose uric acid is 6.3. Pls describe in detail what to give and what n?

Pls tell in detail what type of food shud she eat as she is a diabetic TB patient whose uric acid is 6.3. Pls describe in detail what to give and what n?

Diet: Avoid liver, heart, red muscle meat, pork, fatty meats, alcohol; eat whole fruit, whole veg, pasta, nuts, fish, egg white, drink 3 liters fluid per day; bread is ok; peanut butter is excellent ...Read more

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Pls sugest a diet for diabetic tuberculosis patient with uric acid 6.8. what food should she avoid as she is having drastic weightloss. And what should she eat to cure it

Pls sugest a diet for diabetic tuberculosis patient with uric acid 6.8. what food should she avoid as she is having drastic weightloss. And what should she eat to cure it

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

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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..

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

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My uric acid is very high 9.

How do you FEEL?: This is above the top of the reference range, but not outrageously high. Most folks with somewhat high uric acid never get gout or any other troubles from it. Especially, i'd warn you against seeking to take medication to treat a high lab value. Your physician can guide you here. I. ...Read more

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How do I control high uric acid?

High uric acid: Ask your your doctor for a low purine diet. Medications like allopurinol can help. You only need to treat it if you have Gout or uric acid kidney stones ...Read more

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What to do when your uric acid high?

Look at trend also: If a lab test is abnormal, it is important to get older records to see how quickly it is changing and how abnormal is has been. That information can be obtained by a primary care doctor who can then refer a patient to providers with special expertise if needed. ...Read more

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How to reduce high uric acid? I ve 8.6.

How to reduce high uric acid? I ve 8.6.

Need to treat!: Hyperuricemia will lead in time to urate deposits in your joints. Gout will follow! Also kidney stones and uric acid nephropathy will ultimately develop. You should be treated so none occur! ...Read more

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I have high uric acid... Should I worry?

I have high uric acid... Should I worry?

Depends: Do you have gout? Does it run in your family? If both answers no, then not a lot to worry about unless crazy-high value (that's a medical term). If yes to either or both questions, then should talk to your dr, as can predispose to gout flares / make them worse. ...Read more

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What medications can cause high uric acid?

Water pills.: Diuretics (water pills) are the most common meds that elevate the serum uric acid. ...Read more

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What causes high uric acid, and how can I remediy it?

What causes high uric acid, and how can I remediy it?

See details: There are basically 2 causes: your body makes too much uric acid or your kidneys excrete too little. There is no need to do anything about it unless there is a history of gout, kidney stones or significant kidney disease. ...Read more

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What causes a high uric acid? Whether it can be cured?

No you need treat!: Elevated uric acid can lead to "gouty nephropathy, " over years. Hyperuricemia is also an independent risk factor heart disease. Even without gout, I believe evidence is sound that uric acid levels should be lowered to 6 mg/dl. By the way gout itself is the result of chronic elevated ua. ...Read more

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I am getting my uric acid is high. Than what I do. Please suggest?

How high?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, you have not provided the lab result. It is unlikely that at your age you have gout. ...Read more

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Discomfort under my kneecaps after high uric acid. What to do for this?

Discomfort under my kneecaps after high uric acid. What to do for this?

May not be gout: Need an evaluation. If an effusion (fluid in the joint space) is present tap it and look to see if gout drystals present. More likely you have typical knee pain. Perform quad sets for help. In bed tighten the quads and hold for 10 seconds, then relax for 10 seconds. Do this 20 times in am and pm. If typical knee pain it should get better in 2 weeks. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin are good pain reliever. ...Read more