By now you should realize that there are certain foods that you should be eating to control gout. Foods that are beneficial in helping to eliminate uric acid crystals in your joints. There are many foods that contain high purine levels, but this shouldn’t be the only consideration when deciding what to eat, or not eat.
All of these foods listed can be responsible for excessive uric acid production. Even though some do not contain purines, they can still cause the system to naturally produce uric acid.
Here is a partial list:
alcohol, anchovies, asparagus, cauliflower, mushrooms, consommé, herring, meat gravies, broth, bouillon, mussels, sardines, red meats, organ meats, processed meats (hot dogs, lunch meats, etc.), fried foods, roasted nuts, any food cooked in oil (heated oil destroys vitamin E), rich foods (cakes, sugar products, white flour products), dark greens vegetables, dried fruits, fish, caffeine, beans, lentils, eggs, oatmeal, peas, poultry, yeast products, acetaminophen, and low doses of aspirin.
These foods should be avoided as many of these are responsible for gout attacks. Controlling gout through using, or avoiding, the right Gout Foods, can make all the difference in your quality of life. After all, who needs extra pain in their life.
Learn more about which foods to avoid, which are healthy gout foods, and more by visiting the next page- Gout Foods to Avoid.