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Doctor insights on: Fruits That Reduce Uric Acid

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Best food to reduce uric acid level.

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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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 fruits and vegetables are helpfull in lowering or maintaining uric acid in body?

Which fruits and vegetables are helpfull in lowering or maintaining uric acid in body?

See details: I have probably answered this question over a hundred times. Studies have conclusively shown that even the lowest purine diets lower serum uric acid less than 10%. If you have no history of gout or renal stones, there is no compelling reason to do anything. If you do have these issues, you should be on allopurinol. ...Read more

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Do vegetable purines make uric acid level/gout worse?

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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What are the foods good to decrease uric acid? Are curd, coconut & milk good for uric acid?

Wrong approach: Uric acid levels have little to do with diet, though a few foods, notably organ meats, contain so much uric acid that they can drive the values up and alcohol can raise uric acid. The internet is full of total junk, and whoever told you that coconut lowers uric acid simply made it up in order to appear learned and perhaps make crooked money. Your physician is your best guide. ...Read more

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Are there any foods that help lower uric acid for gout?

Are there any foods that help lower uric acid for gout?

Black cherries?: Some people swear by eating fresh black cherries, 5-6 per day, they have reduced their uric acid level and the frequency of gout attacks. I don't know of any proof that black cherries work, but it seems like a harmless healthy option. ...Read more

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Can you suggest foods to reduce uric acid level?

A waste of time: For the 10,000th time, diet has virtually no effect on serum uric acid levels. If you do not have gout or kidney stones, do nothing. If you do have one or both then you need to be on allopurinol to normalize your serum uric acid. ...Read more

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Which food can help lower your uric acid?

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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Does almond increase uric acid?

Does almond increase uric acid?

No: Foods that increase uric acid are those which are high in purines. These include alcohol, red meat, shellfish, many rich foods and sauces. Almonds are ok. ...Read more

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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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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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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