I recently got 2 gout attacks (1 per month). I am 28 and my BMI is 30. I don't excercise regularly. Need help in understanding food or lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of developing gout again. Kindly help.
Food or Lifestyle changes for reducing risk... - Diabetes India
Gout, uric acid crystals build up in joints that causes pain, this can be ant joint in the body!
You need to avoid food high in purine.
Foods to Avoid if You Have Gout
Beer and grain liquors (like vodka and whiskey)
Red meat, lamb, and pork.
Organ meats, such as liver, kidneys, and glandular meats like the thymus or pancreas (you may hear them called sweetbreads)
Seafood, especially shellfish like shrimp, lobster, mussels, anchovies, and sardines.
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What is your weight, height and waist?
Do you take any medication?
Your gout issues is it in the big toes on both feet or just one foot?
Gout can bring pain in fingers as well?!!
Peas, beans, lentils, tofu as well as leafy and starchy greens. They don't raise uric acid levels and may even protect you from gout attacks.
"There are very few vegetables that gout sufferers should avoid since veggies tend to be low in purines. However, there are some vegetables — spinach, cauliflower, asparagus, beetroot, okra and mushrooms — that should be consumed in moderation."