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Doctor insights on: Foods That Lowers Uric Acid

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Can hydroxycitric acid raise your uric acid levels?

Why?: It doesn't matter whether it will raise uric acid levels. What matters is that it won't do anything positive for you. Why are you taking it in the first place? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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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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Is cow tongue high in uric acid?

Is cow tongue high in uric acid?

I believe so: Organ meats are high in purines which are contra indicated in patients with gout. People with gout develop a build up of uric acid crystals in their joints - toes for example. That's what causes so much pain. ...Read more

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Best food to reduce uric acid level.

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 your diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, using white fish and egg white for protein, then your uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more

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Can tobbaco chewing increase uric acid level?

No: I would look for a different possible cause if your elevated uric acid is new. ...Read more

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What are the vegetarian foods contains uric acid?

What are the vegetarian foods contains uric acid?

Mushrooms, peas...: Foods do not contain uric acid but have purines which are metabolized into uric acid. The vegetarian food highest in purines are asparagus, cauliflower, lentils, lima & navy beans, mushrooms, oatmeal, peas & spinach. These can usually be eaten in moderation. More important than avoiding these might be avoiding alcohol & high-fructose corn syrup, as these raise uric acid levels. ...Read more

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Do vegetable purines make uric acid level/gout worse?

Uric acid: They contribute minor amounts. Best diet : Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks. Add egg whites, quinoa, some soy as protein. Eat lots of fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters per day. ...Read more

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Are there any foods and/or drinks that neutralize stomach acid when one has high stomach acid levels?

Are there any foods and/or drinks that neutralize stomach acid when one has high stomach acid levels?

Almost impossible: There are no foods or drinks that can have a significant impact on the amount of acid in the stomach over a significant period of time but every food buffers the acidity for a while. ...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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What foods are high in folic acid naturally?

What foods are high in folic acid naturally?

Folic acid: Folate (folic acid) is present in green, leafy vegetables, fruits, cereals, nuts, grains, and meats. Folic acid is the synthetic form of the vitamin that is included in supplements and food fortification. It has many of the same biologic effects as folate (folic acid) but is more bioavailable and therefore is relatively more effective. ...Read more

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Does fenugreek seeds increase uric acid level?

Does fenugreek seeds increase uric acid level?

No: I can find no evidence that fenugreek seeds increase uric acid levels. I have found articles recommending taking fenugreek seeds both internally and externally as a poultice for gout as it has anti-inflammatory properties. See https://draxe.com/fenugreek/ for more on fenugreek. ...Read more