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Is pork bad for gout

By Anonymous February 23, 2018 - 10:36am
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Hello. Thank you for posting.

 A low-purine diet is often recommended.  Avoiding purines completely is impossible, but strive to limit them. People with gout should learn by trial and error what their personal limit is and which foods cause problems.  Begin by eliminating foods in the 'high-purine' category while reducing your intake of foods in the 'moderate-purine' category. If you don't have gout attacks after trying this, you may add more foods from the 'moderate' category or occasionally try a food from the 'high' category. Using these guidelines, (if your doctor agrees) you may be able to determine a safe level of purine consumption and enjoy some of your favorite foods without experiencing attacks.

High-Purine Foods Include:
Alcoholic beverages (all types)
Some fish, seafood, and shellfish, including anchovies, sardines, herring, mussels, codfish, scallops, trout, and haddock
Some meats, such as bacon, turkey, veal, venison and organ meats like liver

Moderate Purine Foods Include:
Meats, such as beef, chicken, duck, pork, and ham
Shellfish, such as crab, lobster, oysters and shrimp


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