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Do onion have purines in it?

Do onion have purines in it?

Very little: Onions have very low levels of purines, and are considered a low purine food, and thus safe for gout. ...Read more

Purine (Definition)

Purine is one of the two classes of bases in dna and rna. The purine bases are adenine and guanine. Uric acid is a purine end -product. Uric acid is the ...Read more


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Which foods have a high purine content ?

Which foods have a high purine content ?

Some: Sardines, liver, and other organ meats sweet breads, (pancreas not baked goods), dried mushroom, large amounts of animal products. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods have high purines?

Please suggest what foods have high purines?

Diet for Gout: Beef, pork, lamb, canned tuna, dark meat fish, liquor and beer are foods with high purine s content that patients with gout should avoid. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: purine?

What is the definition or description of: purine?

Base in DNA and RNA: Purine is one of the two classes of bases in dna and rna. The purine bases are adenine and guanine. Uric acid is a purine end -product. Uric acid is the offending substance in gout. ...Read more

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I am looking for online info in regards to purine rich foods?

I am looking for online info in regards to purine rich foods?

Try this website: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=purine%20rich%20foods. Hope this helps address your concerns about gout-avoidance. ...Read more

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Is squid high in purines?

Is squid high in purines?

See details: Once again, it does not matter. Studies have shown conclusively that diet has little effect on serum uric acid levels. ...Read more

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Is calamares high in purines?

Is calamares high in purines?

Moderately high: Calamari is moderately high in purines. They are not nearly as high as organ meats, sardines and anchovies, but are moderately high so should be minimized. If gout is stable having moderate portions now and then may be tolerated. A variety of natural remedies can be helpful for gout including vitamin c, Folic Acid and tart cherry juice. See http://umm.Edu/health/medical/altmed/condition/gout. ...Read more

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What can I eat on a low purine diet?

What can I eat  on a low purine diet?

Complex carbs: Choose complex carbohydrates. Eat more whole grains and fruits and vegetables and fewer refined carbohydrates, such as white bread, cakes and candy. Avoid alcohol, saturated fats in meats, poultry and certain fish, etc. ...Read more

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What are beers that are low in purine?

What are beers that are low in purine?

All relatively low : I assume you're trying to decrease the risk of gout attacks. All beers are relatively low. Look here: http://www.Acumedico.Com/purine.Htm. If gout is the issue it's more important to reduce sugar and especially high fructose corn syrup intake. Gout comes from an inefficient or impaired liver. All alcohol impairs liver function, as do many medications. The best approach is a low carb diet. ...Read more