What Triggers Gout: Part 2
By Arcadia Foot and Ankle
February 20, 2013
Category: Foot Pain
Tags: Gout  


Foods rich in purines may raise your Uric Acid levels in your blood.  Purines (a product of proteins) are found in certain meats, seafoods, and even vegetables.   Below is a list of foods to watch out for.  Attacks can occur when you have a little or a lot of an item and the amount that will cause an attack cannot be predetermined! 


Gout Trigger Foods: Moderation is key!    
Trigger Foods High in Purines increase the risk of elevated Uric Acid levels.    
Red Meat Beef    
Poultry Turkey, Goose, Wild Game    
Organ Meats Liver, Kidneys, Sweetbreads, Brains    
Seafood Herring, Tuna, Anchovies, Salmon, Sardines    
Vegetables Asparagus, Cauliflower, Spinach, Mushrooms    
Yeast Pastries, Cakes, Breads, Bagels, Brewer's Yeast    
Alcohol Beer, Wine, Whiskey, Malt Liquors    
Sugar Drinks High fructose corn syrup, Non- diet sodas, "Fruit" drinks    
* The above foods may trigger a gout attack if your Uric Acid levels should be too high.  
* Consume these foods in moderation to prevent an attack.    
* Visit our blog posted on 2-15-2013 for more information!