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Is there an easy diet to follow to avoid gout flare?

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Dr. Deep Patel
Podiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Limit meat, poultry and fish.
Animal proteins are high in purine. Avoid or severely limit high-purine foods, such as organ meats, herring, anchovies and mackerel. Red meat (beef, pork and lamb), fatty fish and seafood (tuna, shrimp, lobster and scallops) are associated with increased risk of gout. Because all meat, poultry and fish contain purines, limit your intake to 4 to 6 ounces (113 to 170 gr.

In brief: Yes

Limit meat, poultry and fish.
Animal proteins are high in purine. Avoid or severely limit high-purine foods, such as organ meats, herring, anchovies and mackerel. Red meat (beef, pork and lamb), fatty fish and seafood (tuna, shrimp, lobster and scallops) are associated with increased risk of gout. Because all meat, poultry and fish contain purines, limit your intake to 4 to 6 ounces (113 to 170 gr.
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Dr. Loren Lewis
Occupational Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Low purine foods

Gout is caused by build up of uric acid, a biproduct of protein metabolism, specifically "purine" type proteins.
This is found in many foods. There are online resources listing foods and purine content. Limiting dietary intake of these will help reduce the risk of gout flares. See: http://www.Low-purine-diet.Com/, http://lowpurinefoods.Org/.

In brief: Low purine foods

Gout is caused by build up of uric acid, a biproduct of protein metabolism, specifically "purine" type proteins.
This is found in many foods. There are online resources listing foods and purine content. Limiting dietary intake of these will help reduce the risk of gout flares. See: http://www.Low-purine-diet.Com/, http://lowpurinefoods.Org/.
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Gout diet

Take in tart cherry juice +tart cherries, 20/day.
Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns/day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz/day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 L /day.

In brief: Gout diet

Take in tart cherry juice +tart cherries, 20/day.
Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns/day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz/day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 L /day.
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