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

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

Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Occurs when too much uric acid gets deposited in a joint. Lifestyle factors like red meat and alcohol ...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 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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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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What foods are okay for avoiding gout attacks?

What foods are okay for avoiding gout attacks?

Cherry juice: The only food that has data suggesting it may help is cherry juice. Food to avoid are alcohol (especially) and shellfish. ...Read more

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What kind of food should my mom avoid? She has gout again but this time it's in her left toe

What kind of food should my mom avoid? She has gout again but this time it's in her left toe

See below: She needs to be on medications such as Allopurinol but she should avoid organ meats, red meat, seafood, alcohol, and sugary carbonated drinks. ...Read more

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My husband a sore slightly swollen elbow could it be gout, is so what foods to avoid?

My husband a sore slightly swollen elbow could it be gout, is so what foods to avoid?

Not likely!: The elbow is affected, but not without other joints in the lower extremity also being stricken. The most common cause for elbow swelling is olecranon bursitis! the are many causes for this. The most\ serious is infection. Have him see a doctor. Gout really cannot be completely controlled by diet. Improved-yes. Controlled, no! ...Read more

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What food to eat and what to avoid when a person is suffering through gout problem, my father, aged 62, also a blood pressure patient?

What food to eat and what to avoid when a person is suffering through gout problem, my father, aged 62, also a blood pressure patient?

Diet and gout: Avoid 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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My big toe and the area around it is red, swollen, and painful. Might be gout. What are foods I should eat and avoid? Should I ice it? Thank you!!

Maybe not so easy.: More to the point, before trying to self diagnose, have it examined and eliminate all doubt. Your symptoms seem to describe a gouty condition, and could very well be, but controlling diet may be only part of the solution. Your doctor can supply all the necessary information, as well as instruction, to help you deal with this. ...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 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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What foods can someone eat if they have gout?

Old and new advice: It's been known for a century that purine-rich foods, such as liver and kidneys, raise uric acid levels, which worsens gout. Recent studies have suggested that meats are bad for gout, and dairy (skimmed-dairy is safest for cholesterol) is good. Vitamin c also lowers uric acid (note that over 1000mg of vitamin c may cause kidney stones). ...Read more

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Please explain what foods to eat when you have gout?

See below: You want to stay away from alcohol, crab, lobster shrimp and other foods that are high in purines such as cheese. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are foods ok to eat for someone who has gout?

Could you tell me what are foods ok to eat for someone who has gout?

Vegetarian diet: Gout is associated with the bodies inability to eliminate uric acid. Foods high in purines interfere with this process. Foods to limit are meat, shell fish, high fatty foods and alcohol especially beer. ...Read more

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What are purine foods that can cause gout?

What are purine foods that can cause gout?

Shellfish, beer, wine: The foods to avoid are fermented beverages (like beer and wine), shellfish, banannas, smoked meat and fish, organ meats (liver), peanuts, and excess caffeine.
If you have had more then one attack of gout go you your doctor for treatment as these attacks can lead to arthritis. ...Read more

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Any tips? What should I avoid eating and drinking if I have gout?

Gout diet: Generally, I recommend patients avoid or severely cut down on red meats, organ meats, shellfish. Also you should avoid or severely reduce alcohol, soda intake as these often cause a diuretic effect (makes you urinate) which may dehydrate and increase uric acid levels causing gout. Drink plenty of water if exercising. You may want to avoid protein supplements as well. ...Read more

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What is an herbal or food cure for gout?

What is an herbal or food cure for 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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