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I have heard certain food can increase your risk for gout.

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Excessive amounts of alcohol, meat, seafood, and high fructose corn syrup can predispose to gout.
Overeating and obesity are also risk factors.

In brief: Yes

Excessive amounts of alcohol, meat, seafood, and high fructose corn syrup can predispose to gout.
Overeating and obesity are also risk factors.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Diet and gout

Tart cherry juice is effective against gout; 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 diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, using egg white for protein, then uric acid levels will come down.

In brief: Diet and gout

Tart cherry juice is effective against gout; 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 diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, using egg white for protein, then uric acid levels will come down.
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Foods high in purines like red meats, shell fish, dry beans, black eyed peas, beer and wine.

In brief: Yes

Foods high in purines like red meats, shell fish, dry beans, black eyed peas, beer and wine.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Gout

Usually proteins such as red meats can make gout worse.

In brief: Gout

Usually proteins such as red meats can make gout worse.
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Dr. Kevin Gardner
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