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Q: I am a 60-year-old woman with gout. What foods should I stay away from?
A: Basically you want to avoid items that are high in purines, the amino acids that are metabolized into uric acid.
Here is a list of foods that people with gout should avoid:
- Red meat
- Game meat
- Offal food
- Mushrooms, sweetbreads
- Scallops and shrimps
- Game meats
- Fish roe
-- Answer from Dr. Zaheer, a homeopathic physician on JustAnswer.
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