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Completely cut out red meat and booze if gout?
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Dr. Angus Worthing
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Try to
It's highly recommended to avoid alcohol because it adds uric acid and keeps your kidneys from flushing uric acid out (double whammy).
Vegetarians do best with gout but just avoiding red meat is great too.

In brief: Try to
It's highly recommended to avoid alcohol because it adds uric acid and keeps your kidneys from flushing uric acid out (double whammy).
Vegetarians do best with gout but just avoiding red meat is great too.
Dr. Angus Worthing
Dr. Angus Worthing
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Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: It isn't an allergy,
So you don't have to eliminate the dietary triggers altogether in most cases, but you definitely want to minimize the risk, so the less alcohol (esp.
Beer and red wine), red meat, organ meat, shellfish and other trigger foods you can eat, the less likely you will be to have an attack.

In brief: It isn't an allergy,
So you don't have to eliminate the dietary triggers altogether in most cases, but you definitely want to minimize the risk, so the less alcohol (esp.
Beer and red wine), red meat, organ meat, shellfish and other trigger foods you can eat, the less likely you will be to have an attack.
Dr. Brandon Macy
Dr. Brandon Macy
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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
In brief: Shellfish,No
Although the evidence is scant we recommend avoid shellfish like lobster, shrimp.
We suspect organ meats like liver or pancreas(sweet breads) are culprits and prime rib. As i said food and wine are named, but in my opinion , not convicted. I'll "stay" on my answer.

In brief: Shellfish,No
Although the evidence is scant we recommend avoid shellfish like lobster, shrimp.
We suspect organ meats like liver or pancreas(sweet breads) are culprits and prime rib. As i said food and wine are named, but in my opinion , not convicted. I'll "stay" on my answer.
Dr. Robert Greer
Dr. Robert Greer
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