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The Gout Code by Lewis Parker

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Have you been Diagnosed with Gout?

Are you experiencing gout related pains? Do friends and family brew up questionable
remedies or tell you to watch certain star patterns to help cure your pain?

I know the feeling of having an


unclear path ahead. My name is
Lewis Parker, and I used to have
gout myself. The lightest
pressure from simply putting
weight on the front of my big toe
would send me into a baby-like
crying fit.

It HURT bad.

Friends and family would naturally try and help. They probably suggested many of the
same things that youve heard yourself.

Well its time to finally dispel truth from myth.

Below are four common gout related myths that you need to know about in order to
really understand what goes on in your body. Once we begin to understand the inner
workings of gout, can we proceed to an actual solution.

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Myth #1: Thinking that Gout is a lifelong illness

Im shocked every time I hear a concerned person tell me in an almost accepting


voice that they have gout and thats just life.

You know whats another part of life? Getting rid of gout!

I dont recommend medications because of their


harmful side effects, but any doctor will happily
prescribe you meds that whilst they may contain
your symptoms, they do NOTHING to actually
cure your gout.

Side effects of allopurinol include: numbness/tingling of arms/legs, easy


bleeding/bruising, signs of infection (e.g., fever, persistent sore throat),
unusual tiredness, signs of kidney problems (such as change in the amount of
urine, painful/bloody urination), yellowing eyes/skin, severe
stomach/abdominal pain, persistent nausea/vomiting, dark urine, unusual
weight loss, eye pain, vision changes... - WebMD

Of course to treat the underlying issue requires some changes, which well
discuss in just a moment. But the fact of the matter remains that gout is perfectly
treatable, and yes fully curable.

So dont let anyone relegate you to a life sentence with gout. You can win this
war!

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Myth #2: Believing that Gout is caused by uric acid

This one is a half-truth.

Its a partial myth because uric acid is responsible for gout, yes. But its NOT true
that uric acid in the blood equals gout. This is a key difference that helps us
understand what the true cause of the issue is.

Did you know that it is perfectly normal for uric acid to be present in the blood?
This is true for both healthy and unhealthy individuals.

Its when the uric acid levels exceed a certain threshold that they become
problematic. The general guideline is 6.5 mg/dl, in case youd like to ask your
doctor to run a test for you.

Scientists estimate that once this threshold is crossed for a sustained period of
time, uric acid begins to spill over from the blood into the joint cavities, and begin
an unhealthy process of accumulating in crystallized form.

This is as bad as it sounds. The good


news is that the build-up takes an
extremely long time before it causes
painful swelling were talking years.

Interestingly, the time of life when gout


affects people depends on gender.

For males, the uric acid buildup process begins to happen after puberty, again
assuming elevated uric acid levels are present. Because it takes many years to
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reach critical levels of buildup in the joints, men deal with gout issues in their late
30s or later.

On the other hand, the uric acid crystal build up in


the joints tends to occur after menopause in
women, meaning it takes them much longer to
experience gout related symptoms. Its not
uncommon for a woman to be well into her 60s or
70s before dealing with gout symptoms.

It is important to remember that uric acid is a naturally-present waste product in


the body, and your body is more than equipped to deal with it. Gout occurs when
something in the body disrupts this status-quo, but thankfully this can be restored
by providing the right trigger and the right substances.

Myth #3: Gout only affects the big toe

From the above we understand now that it takes a long time for gout to occur up
in the joints. But not all joints are affected equally.

The uric acid crystallization process needs colder


temperatures in order to occur. Therefore, it is usually
the big toe that is the first to be affected by gout.
However, gout can also occur in other joints, particularly
those of the fingers and also the elbows.

Gout is considered a type of arthritis. Its an especially painful type, which can
cause swelling and redness around the affected area. However, as weve

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learned from myth one, this is a reversible illness and all it takes is nudging our
bodies back to their previous balanced state.

Myth #4: Thinking that eating vegetables and other


high purine foods increases uric acid production,
leading to gout.

As you now know by now, uric acid buildup is responsible for gout-related pains.
There is a misunderstood notion that purines found in vegetables and other
healthy foods can turn into uric acid and exacerbate the problem.

It is true that purines can turn to uric acid, but studies have shown that the
human body generally doesnt do this with produce-based purines, except in
emergency circumstances. It certainly wouldnt overproduce uric acid leading to
gout. In fact, many of these healthy ingredients are exactly what we use to help
reverse gout all naturally.

Limiting purine-rich vegetables intake for lowering plasma urate may be


ineffectual, despite current recommendations Journal of Arthritis &
Rheumatism

Going on some weird, restrictive diet is NOT the way to get rid of gout effectively.

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Cure gout all naturally by getting to the foot


of the matter

Now that you understand what gout isnt, its important to know what gout is and
how to solve it.

Quite simply, gout is an imbalance ailment. Uric acid is produced from birth, yet
normally the body does a good job of getting rid of it as quickly as it is produced.
Symptoms occur when an inefficient body over-stores uric acid where it
shouldnt.

Doesnt it make sense then, that rather than masking the symptoms (as drugs
do), you fix what has gone wrong?

After all, were not asking your body to do anything magical. Were simply getting
it back to its natural state. Is it really that complicated?

In The Gout Code, youll learn how Okinawans have been curing gout for
centuries, and how to use this knowledge to cure yourself of gout in 7 days or
less.

Besides holding the record for longevity and centenaries of the world,
Okinawa is the only place where 80-90 year-olds live like persons 30 years
younger. Ancient Chinese legends already called Okinawa the land of the
immortals - Indian Journal of Community Medicine

The process is both easy to follow and straightforward its a fool proof way for
anyone to get rid of gout rapidly, safely, and permanently.

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Does it Really Work That Fast?

At this stage, youre probably thinking that the program sounds powerful but
can it really work that fast?

I dont blame you for being skeptical. Most people are. But have a look at the
experiences of some of the people who tried the program:

Heres an example from Mary Nolan, from Canberra:

I got your guide when I was suffering from a 13 day long acute attack that wasnt getting any
better even with high dose Advil and Colcrys. After doing your recommendations, I
IMMEDIATELY started feeling better and the pain was completely gone barely 30 hours later.
The Gout Code is a MUST HAVE for any gout sufferer.

John Hunter, from Texas, writes:

Dear Lewis, I wanted to send you a quick thank you email as your guide has saved my life. I
had been plagued with gout for over 5 years and even though Im just 41 I was feeling more like
a 70 year old with the pain and lack of mobility. I had previously been relying heavily on Catafast
to aid with the pain but it had started to cause problems with my stomach. Now Ive been
completely off Catafast and yet all the pain is gone thanks to The Gout Code. God bless

And Karl Johnson, from London:

Just 3 weeks of following The Gout Code and my uric acid levels are down from
9.8mg/dL to 5.9mg/dL my doctor was astonished when he saw my results and said he
never saw such a drop in such a short amount of time, even with medications!!! He said
hell look you up as I gave him your details (hope thats ok!)

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These are just a few of the success stories there are many at The Gout Code
website. Click here to check them out.

How Does The Gout Code Work So Well?

Gout can make even basic tasks such as sleeping or wearing a shoe extremely
painful. Its also a condition that the medical profession often doesnt take
seriously which can be incredibly frustrating for those affected by it.

Lewis understands these frustrations, and using ancient Okinawan methods, has
designed The Gout Code to provide rapid pain relief without dangerous
medicine, expensive treatments or hours of therapy.

The program also doesnt rely on covering up pain or temporarily reducing it.
Instead, it is designed to eliminate gout PERMANENTLY.

Best of all, The Gout Code system is completely natural, meaning that it is
totally free of side effects. In fact, most people who have used The Gout Code
not only experience rapid eradication of their gout, but also report feeling a sense
of rejuvenation and wellbeing.

Best thing about it? It is 100% risk-free for you: If it works great! And if it
doesnt, Lewis offers a full no-questions-asked money-back
guaranteebasically if for any reason (or no reason at all) you are not blown
away by the results, you get all your money back no questions asked.
Youll also get to keep the entire system for free!

You really have nothing to lose, except your gout pain fast. So what are you
waiting for?

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Scientific References:
Bendjilali, N et al., 2014, Who Are the Okinawans? Ancestry, Genome Diversity, and Implications for the
Genetic Study of Human Longevity From a Geographically Isolated Population, Journals of Gerontology
Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, Volume 69 Issue 12
Jeyaruban, A et al., 2016, Prevalence of comorbidities and management of gout in a tropical city in Australia,
Rheumatology International, Volume 36 Issue 12
Choi, HK et al., 2005, Intake of Purine-Rich Foods, Protein, and Dairy Products and Relationship to Serum
Levels of Uric Acid: The Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, Arthritis & Rheumatism, Vol
52 Issue 1
Mishra, BN. 2009, Secret of Eternal Youth; Teaching from the Centenarian Hot Spots (Blue Zones), Indian
Journal of Community Medicine, Volume 34 Issue 4
Saseen, WL., 2016, Gouty Arthritis: A Review of Acute Management and Prevention, Pharmacotherapy,
Volume 36 Issue 8

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GOUT:WHAT TO EAT/WHAT NOT TO EAT
Foods NOT to Eat (Fatty and Purine-Rich Foods)
According to the American Medical Association, purine-containing foods to be avoided
include:

Beer, other alcoholic beverages.


Anchovies, sardines in oil, fish roes, herring.
Yeast.
Organ meat (liver, kidneys, sweetbreads)
Meat extracts, consomme, gravies.

Foods which are very high in purines include:


hearts smelt
herring sardines
mussels sweetbreads
yeast

Foods moderately high in purines include:

anchovies kidneys
grouse partridge
mutton trout
veal goose
bacon haddock
liver pheasant
salmon scallops
turkey

Other foods to avoid:


High fat foods such as cream sauses, fried foods and foods containing trans fat
(partically hydrogenated vegetable oils)
Avoiding purine-rich foods is only one aspect of treatment, drink plenty of fluids/water,
exercise and maintain a healthy body weight. Diets designed for quick or extreme
weight loss will work against you though -- they increase uric acid levels in the blood.

During a gout flare up AVOID ALL Extremely Acid Forming Foods:


Artificial sweeteners, Carbonated soft drinks & fizzy drinks , Cigarettes , Flour (white
wheat), Goat, Lamb, Pastries & cakes from white flour, Pork, Sugar, Beer, Brown sugar,
Deer, Chocolate, Coffee ,Custard with white sugar, Jams, Jellies, Liquor, Pasta, Rabbit,
Semolina, Table salt refined & iodized, Tea black, Turkey, Breads White / Wheat, White
rice, vinegar.
Foods to Eat More Of!
According to the American Medical Association, a balanced diet for people with gout
include foods:
High in complex carbohydrates (whole grains, fruits, vegetables)
Low in protein (15% of calories and sources should be fish (but not seafood), tofu, lean
meats, poultry)
No more than 30% of calories from fat (10% animal fat)
Foods which may be beneficial to people with gout include:
Dark berries and especially cherries may contain chemicals that lower uric acid and
reduce inflammation.
Tofu which is made from soybeans may be a better choice than meats.
Certain fatty acids found in certain fish such as salmon, flax or olive oil, or nuts may
possess some anti-inflammatory benefits.
Celery has been used over the centuries for arthritis, rheumatism, gout,
Choi's research team followed 47,150 men with no prior history of gout over a 12-year
period. The
conclusion: during the 12 year period of assessment, 730 men were diagnosed with
gout.
Study participants who consumed the highest amount of meat were 40 percent more
likely to have gout than those who ate the least amount of meat.
Study participants who ate the most seafood were 50 percent more likely to have gout.
In this specific study, though, not all purine-rich foods were associated with an
increased risk of gout.
There was no increased risk associated with a diet which included:
peas
beans
mushrooms
cauliflower
spinach

Even though these foods are considered high in purines. Choi's team also found that
low-fat dairy products decrease the risk of gout and overall protein intake had no
effect. Ultimately, diets shown to be connected to gout are the same kinds of diet linked
to cardiovascular disease.

Obesity can be linked to high uric acid levels in the blood. People who are overweight
should consult with their doctor to decide on a reasonable weight-loss program. Fasting
or severe dieting can actually raise uric acid levels and cause gout to worsen.
Consuming coffee in moderate amounts and tea is not a problem but alcohol can raise
uric acid levels and provoke an episode of gout. Drinking at least 10-12 eight-ounce
glasses of nonalcoholic fluids every day is recommended, especially for people with
kidney stones, to help flush the uric acid crystals from the body.
Helpful Supplements:

The most well researched aid for gout is Cherries.


Cherry juice concentrate is available as well as extracts in supplement form.

Celery has been used over the centuries for arthritis, rheumatism, gout,
Celery seed is used primarily as a diuretic to promote the excretion of urine. The diuretic
action combined with the presence of anti-bacterial compounds in celery seed also
make it useful in treating urinary tract infections. Laboratory studies have found that
compounds in celery seed and its essential oil may also help reduce muscle spasms,
calm the nerves, and reduce inflammation. In fact, some experts claim that celery seed
alleviates the pain associated with certain inflammatory health conditions such as
arthritis and gout.

Bromelain is derived from pineapple. The proteolytic enzyme of pineapple has been
proved to be an effective anti-inflammatory agent in both clinical human studies and
experimental animal models. It is a suitable alternative to stronger prescription anti-
inflammatory agents used in the treatment of gout. 2 Capsules of GoutPlex contain
1200 GDU of bromelain or 100mg.

Tumeric or Curcumin (Curcuma longa). One compound in turmeric (curcumin)


inhibits the synthesis of substances called prostaglandins in the body that are involved
in pain. The mechanism is similar to the one involved in the pain-relieving action of
aspirin and ibuprofen. At high doses, curcumin stimulates the adrenal glands to release
the body's own cortisone, a potent reliever of inflammation and the pain it often causes.
Any substance to maintain healthy pH of body: Chlorella, coral calcium minerals.
cucumbers, etc. Check your urine pH with ph test strips available at your local
pharmacy.

Various food types and their purine content.


Total
Nutr.
Purines in
Density
224 Foods (alphabetically) mg uric Min Max
in
acid/100 g
mg/MJ
(Average)
HIGHEST IN PURINES (400 mg. uric acid/100 g and higher)
Fish, sardines in oil 480 399 560 519.5
Liver, Calf's 460 837.5
Mushroom, flat, edible Boletus, dried 488 932.8
Neck sweet bread, Calf's 1260 3012.9
Ox liver 554 1013.3
Ox spleen 444 1052.6
Pig's heart 530 1382
Pig's liver 515 937.9
Pig's lungs (lights) 434 911.2
Pig's spleen 516 1208.2
Sheep's spleen 773 1702.6
Sprat, smoked 804 795.6
Theobromine 2300 1611.3
Yeast, Baker's 680 2071.3
Yeast, Brewer's 1810 1866.6
MODERATELY HIGH IN PURINES (100 to 400 mg. uric acid/100g)
Bean, seed, white, dry 128 127.1
Bean, Soya, seed, dry 190 139.1
Beef, chuck 120 192
Beef, fillet 110 216.4
Beef, fore rib, entrecote 120 185.4
Beef, muscles only 133 292.1
Beef, roast beef, sirloin 110 110 120 201.4
Beef, shoulder 110 203.9
Black gram (mungo bean), seed, dry 222 194.3
Caviar (real) 144 141.6
Chicken (breast with skin) 175 288.4
Chicken (chicken for roasting), average 115 165.8
Chicken, boiling fowl, average 159 149.2
Chicken, leg with skin, without bone 110 152.2
Duck, average 138 146.2
Fish, Anchovy 239 560
Fish, Carp 160 330.9
Fish, Cod 109 335.9
Fish, Haddock 139 425.2
Fish, Halibut 178 439.9
Fish, Herring roe 190 342.4
Fish, Herring, Atlantic 210 216.9
Fish, Herring, Matje cured 219 197.6
Fish, Mackerel 145 95 194 191.2
Fish, Pike-perch 110 311.3
Fish, Redfish (ocean perch) 241 544.1
Fish, Saithe (coalfish) 163 473.4
Fish, salmon 170 110 250 202
Fish, sardine, pilchard 345 693.2
Fish, Sole 131 125 137 376.2
Fish, trout 297 686.7
Fish, Tuna 257 273.7
Fish, Tuna in oil 290 246.2
Goose 165 116.7
Grape, dried, raisin, sultana 107 86.4
Ham, cooked 131 248.1
Heart, Sheep's 241 367.6
Horse meat 200 438.8
Kidney, Calf's 218 419.6
Lamb (muscles only) 182 371
Lentil, seed, dry 127 114.45 164.65 93.8
Linseed 105 67.4
Liver, chicken 243 426.3
Lobster 118 60 175 346.4
Lungs, Calf's 147 389.1
Mussel 112 391.5
Ox heart 256 504.3
Ox kidney 269 569.5
Ox lungs (lights) 399 961.4
Ox tongue 160 186
Peas, chick (garbanzo), seed, dry 109 84.2
Pig's kidney 334 784.5
Pig's tongue 136 208.2
Pike 140 406.7
Poppy seed, seed, dry 170 86
Pork belly 100 80 110 92.3
Pork belly, raw, smoked dried 127 82.6
Pork chop with bone 145 140 150 260
Pork chuck 140 135 145 170.4
Pork fillet 150 145 150 334.8
Pork hip bone (hind leg) 120 115 130 155
Pork leg (hind leg) 160 150 160 357.4
Pork muscles only 166 374.9
Pork shoulder with skin (blade of shoulder) 150 145 150 165.2
Rabbit meat, average with bone 132 95 150 207.7
Rabbit/Hare (average) 105 219.4
Sausage "Jagdwurst" 112 127.8
Sausage salami, German 104 65.9
Sausage, liver (liverwurst) 165 122.2
Sausages, frying, from pork 101 80.2
Scallop 136 505.8
Shrimp, brown 147 60 234 397.9
Spleen, Calf's 343 815.9
Sunflower seed, dry 143 59.5
Turkey, young animal, average, with skin 150 237.3
Veal chop, cutlet with bone 140 309.6
Veal fillet 140 347.3
Veal knuckle with bone 150 140 160 353.2
Veal, leg of veal with bone 150 140 150 310.2
Veal, muscles only 172 438.7
Veal, neck with bone 150 326.9
Veal, shoulder 140 309.3
Venison back 105 205
Venison haunch (leg) 138 105 154 336.5
LOWEST IN PURINES (100 mg. uric acid/100 g and less)
Almond, sweet 37 15.7
Apple 14 60.1
Apricot 73 71.6
Artichoke 78 834.6
Asparagus 23 19.71 29.57 310.9
Aubergine 21 290
Avocado 19 20.9
Bamboo Shoots 29 402.1
Banana 57 152.4
Barley without husk, whole grain 96 71.1
Bean sprouts, Soya 80 378.3
Beans, French (string beans, haricot) 37 20 43 266.9
Beans, French, dried 45 40 50 39.4
Beef, corned (German) 57 96.5
Beer, alcohol free 8.1 75.4
Beer, Pilsner lager beer, regular beer, German 13 75.2
Beer, real, light 14 86
Beet root 19 15 21 108.5
Bilberry, blueberry, huckleberry 22 143.7
Brain, Calf's 92 203.1
Bread, wheat (flour) or (white bread) 14 13.9
Broccoli 81 691.6
Brussel sprouts 69 456
Cabbage, red 32 19.79 36.62 350.2
Cabbage, savoy 37 19.87 42.71 342.6
Cabbage, white 22 210.3
Carrot 17 14 25 155.9
Cauliflower 51 537.9
Caviar substitute 18 37.8
Celeriac 30 390.6
Cheese, Brie 7.1 5
Cheese, Cheddar/Cheshire cheese, 50% fat cont 6 4.3
Cheese, cottage 9.4 22
Cheese, edam, 30% fat content in dry matter 7.1 6.8
Cheese, edam, 40% fat content in dry matter 7.1 5.4
Cheese, edam, 45% fat content in dry matter 7.1 4.8
Cheese, Limburger, 20% fat content in dry matter 32 41.7
Cherry, Morello 17 75.5
Cherry, sweet 7.1 64.2
Chicory 12 171.8
Chinese leaves 21 412.4
Chives 67 581.2
Cocoa powder, oil partially removed, not includin 71 49.7
Corn, sweet 52 140.9
Fish, Crayfish 60 220.3
Cress 28 200.8
Crispbread 60 44.9
Cucumber 7.3 141.7
Currant, red 17 122.6
Date, dried 35 29.9
Elderberry, black 33 144.4
Endive 17 297.7
Fennel leaves 14 10 16 139
Fig (dried) 64 60.4
Fish, eel (smoked) 78 45 110 57.2
Frankfurter sausages 89 68.74 129.52 80.2
Gooseberry 16 101.3
Grape 27 94.6
Grass, Viper's (black salsify) 71 939.4
Kale 48 309.1
Kiwi fruit (Chinese gooseberry, strawberry peach 19 88.5
Kohlrabi 25 10.86 29.61 243.9
Leek 74 714.1
Lettuce 13 9.75 29.25 274.4
Lettuce, Lamb's 38 645.3
Meat, luncheon 70 58.8
Melon, Cantelope 33 143
Millet, shucked corn 62 41.9
Morel 30 748.9
Mushroom 58 55.48 60.52 858.2
Mushroom, flat, edible Boletus, cep 92 1011.6
Mushrooms, canned, solid and liquid 29 488.5
Mushrooms, Chanterelle 17 356.2
Mushrooms, Chanterelles, canned, solids & liqui 17 114.2
Nuts, Brazil 23 8.3
Nuts, hazelnut (cobnut) 37 27 42 13.9
Nuts, peanut 79 33.8
Oats, without husk, whole grain 94 63.6
Olive, green, marinated 29 51.1
Onion 13 112.4
Orange 19 105.9
Ox brain 75 140.7
Oyster 90 322.6
Oyster, mushroom 50 1054.6
Parsley, leaf 57 266.2
Pasta made with egg (noodles, macaroni, spagh 40 26.6
Pea, pod and seed, green 84 245.7
Pea, seed, dry 95 84.78 166.56 82.7
Peach 21 119.6
Pear 12 2 17 51.5
Peppers, green 55 681
Pig's brain 83 161.71
Pineapple 19 81.4
Plaice 93 257.6
Plum 24 116.8
Plum, dried 64 67.9
Potato 16 53.6
Potato, cooked with skin 18 60.3
Pudding, black 55 37.23 90.55 42.8
Pumpkin 44 422
Quince 30 185
Radish 15 234.3
Radishes 13 210.6
Raspberry 18 126.3
Rhubarb 12 212.6
Rolls, bread 21 18.2
Rye, whole grain 51 47 63 41
Sauerkraut, dripped off 16 12 20 224.7
Sausage "Bierschincken" 85 117.3
Sausage "Fleischwurst" 78 66.8
Sausage "Mortadella" 96 79 130 67.4
Sausage "Munich Weisswurst" 73 65.7
Sausage, Vienna 78 65.7
Sausages, frying, from veal 91 81.5
Sausages, German (Mettwurst) 74 45.9
Sesame (gingelly) seed, Oriental, dry 62 26.5
Spinach 57 844.7
Squash, summer 24 296.2
Strawberry 21 11.81 25.59 156.8
Tench 80 243.8
Tofu 68 196.4
Tomato 11 145.7
Nuts, Walnut 25 9.1
Wheat, whole grain 51 40.2 83.41 39.4
Yogurt, min. 3.5% fat content 8.1 27.7
GOUT:WHAT TO EAT/WHAT NOT TO EAT
Foods NOT to Eat (Fatty and Purine-Rich Foods)
According to the American Medical Association, purine-containing foods to be avoided
include:

Beer, other alcoholic beverages.


Anchovies, sardines in oil, fish roes, herring.
Yeast.
Organ meat (liver, kidneys, sweetbreads)
Meat extracts, consomme, gravies.

Foods which are very high in purines include:


hearts smelt
herring sardines
mussels sweetbreads
yeast

Foods moderately high in purines include:

anchovies kidneys
grouse partridge
mutton trout
veal goose
bacon haddock
liver pheasant
salmon scallops
turkey

Other foods to avoid:


High fat foods such as cream sauses, fried foods and foods containing trans fat
(partically hydrogenated vegetable oils)
Avoiding purine-rich foods is only one aspect of treatment, drink plenty of fluids/water,
exercise and maintain a healthy body weight. Diets designed for quick or extreme
weight loss will work against you though -- they increase uric acid levels in the blood.

During a gout flare up AVOID ALL Extremely Acid Forming Foods:


Artificial sweeteners, Carbonated soft drinks & fizzy drinks , Cigarettes , Flour (white
wheat), Goat, Lamb, Pastries & cakes from white flour, Pork, Sugar, Beer, Brown sugar,
Deer, Chocolate, Coffee ,Custard with white sugar, Jams, Jellies, Liquor, Pasta, Rabbit,
Semolina, Table salt refined & iodized, Tea black, Turkey, Breads White / Wheat, White
rice, vinegar.
Foods to Eat More Of!
According to the American Medical Association, a balanced diet for people with gout
include foods:
High in complex carbohydrates (whole grains, fruits, vegetables)
Low in protein (15% of calories and sources should be fish (but not seafood), tofu, lean
meats, poultry)
No more than 30% of calories from fat (10% animal fat)
Foods which may be beneficial to people with gout include:
Dark berries and especially cherries may contain chemicals that lower uric acid and
reduce inflammation.
Tofu which is made from soybeans may be a better choice than meats.
Certain fatty acids found in certain fish such as salmon, flax or olive oil, or nuts may
possess some anti-inflammatory benefits.
Celery has been used over the centuries for arthritis, rheumatism, gout,
Choi's research team followed 47,150 men with no prior history of gout over a 12-year
period. The
conclusion: during the 12 year period of assessment, 730 men were diagnosed with
gout.
Study participants who consumed the highest amount of meat were 40 percent more
likely to have gout than those who ate the least amount of meat.
Study participants who ate the most seafood were 50 percent more likely to have gout.
In this specific study, though, not all purine-rich foods were associated with an
increased risk of gout.
There was no increased risk associated with a diet which included:
peas
beans
mushrooms
cauliflower
spinach

Even though these foods are considered high in purines. Choi's team also found that
low-fat dairy products decrease the risk of gout and overall protein intake had no
effect. Ultimately, diets shown to be connected to gout are the same kinds of diet linked
to cardiovascular disease.

Obesity can be linked to high uric acid levels in the blood. People who are overweight
should consult with their doctor to decide on a reasonable weight-loss program. Fasting
or severe dieting can actually raise uric acid levels and cause gout to worsen.
Consuming coffee in moderate amounts and tea is not a problem but alcohol can raise
uric acid levels and provoke an episode of gout. Drinking at least 10-12 eight-ounce
glasses of nonalcoholic fluids every day is recommended, especially for people with
kidney stones, to help flush the uric acid crystals from the body.
Helpful Supplements:

The most well researched aid for gout is Cherries.


Cherry juice concentrate is available as well as extracts in supplement form.

Celery has been used over the centuries for arthritis, rheumatism, gout,
Celery seed is used primarily as a diuretic to promote the excretion of urine. The diuretic
action combined with the presence of anti-bacterial compounds in celery seed also
make it useful in treating urinary tract infections. Laboratory studies have found that
compounds in celery seed and its essential oil may also help reduce muscle spasms,
calm the nerves, and reduce inflammation. In fact, some experts claim that celery seed
alleviates the pain associated with certain inflammatory health conditions such as
arthritis and gout.

Bromelain is derived from pineapple. The proteolytic enzyme of pineapple has been
proved to be an effective anti-inflammatory agent in both clinical human studies and
experimental animal models. It is a suitable alternative to stronger prescription anti-
inflammatory agents used in the treatment of gout. 2 Capsules of GoutPlex contain
1200 GDU of bromelain or 100mg.

Tumeric or Curcumin (Curcuma longa). One compound in turmeric (curcumin)


inhibits the synthesis of substances called prostaglandins in the body that are involved
in pain. The mechanism is similar to the one involved in the pain-relieving action of
aspirin and ibuprofen. At high doses, curcumin stimulates the adrenal glands to release
the body's own cortisone, a potent reliever of inflammation and the pain it often causes.
Any substance to maintain healthy pH of body: Chlorella, coral calcium minerals.
cucumbers, etc. Check your urine pH with ph test strips available at your local
pharmacy.

Various food types and their purine content.


Total
Nutr.
Purines in
Density
224 Foods (alphabetically) mg uric Min Max
in
acid/100 g
mg/MJ
(Average)
HIGHEST IN PURINES (400 mg. uric acid/100 g and higher)
Fish, sardines in oil 480 399 560 519.5
Liver, Calf's 460 837.5
Mushroom, flat, edible Boletus, dried 488 932.8
Neck sweet bread, Calf's 1260 3012.9
Ox liver 554 1013.3
Ox spleen 444 1052.6
Pig's heart 530 1382
Pig's liver 515 937.9
Pig's lungs (lights) 434 911.2
Pig's spleen 516 1208.2
Sheep's spleen 773 1702.6
Sprat, smoked 804 795.6
Theobromine 2300 1611.3
Yeast, Baker's 680 2071.3
Yeast, Brewer's 1810 1866.6
MODERATELY HIGH IN PURINES (100 to 400 mg. uric acid/100g)
Bean, seed, white, dry 128 127.1
Bean, Soya, seed, dry 190 139.1
Beef, chuck 120 192
Beef, fillet 110 216.4
Beef, fore rib, entrecote 120 185.4
Beef, muscles only 133 292.1
Beef, roast beef, sirloin 110 110 120 201.4
Beef, shoulder 110 203.9
Black gram (mungo bean), seed, dry 222 194.3
Caviar (real) 144 141.6
Chicken (breast with skin) 175 288.4
Chicken (chicken for roasting), average 115 165.8
Chicken, boiling fowl, average 159 149.2
Chicken, leg with skin, without bone 110 152.2
Duck, average 138 146.2
Fish, Anchovy 239 560
Fish, Carp 160 330.9
Fish, Cod 109 335.9
Fish, Haddock 139 425.2
Fish, Halibut 178 439.9
Fish, Herring roe 190 342.4
Fish, Herring, Atlantic 210 216.9
Fish, Herring, Matje cured 219 197.6
Fish, Mackerel 145 95 194 191.2
Fish, Pike-perch 110 311.3
Fish, Redfish (ocean perch) 241 544.1
Fish, Saithe (coalfish) 163 473.4
Fish, salmon 170 110 250 202
Fish, sardine, pilchard 345 693.2
Fish, Sole 131 125 137 376.2
Fish, trout 297 686.7
Fish, Tuna 257 273.7
Fish, Tuna in oil 290 246.2
Goose 165 116.7
Grape, dried, raisin, sultana 107 86.4
Ham, cooked 131 248.1
Heart, Sheep's 241 367.6
Horse meat 200 438.8
Kidney, Calf's 218 419.6
Lamb (muscles only) 182 371
Lentil, seed, dry 127 114.45 164.65 93.8
Linseed 105 67.4
Liver, chicken 243 426.3
Lobster 118 60 175 346.4
Lungs, Calf's 147 389.1
Mussel 112 391.5
Ox heart 256 504.3
Ox kidney 269 569.5
Ox lungs (lights) 399 961.4
Ox tongue 160 186
Peas, chick (garbanzo), seed, dry 109 84.2
Pig's kidney 334 784.5
Pig's tongue 136 208.2
Pike 140 406.7
Poppy seed, seed, dry 170 86
Pork belly 100 80 110 92.3
Pork belly, raw, smoked dried 127 82.6
Pork chop with bone 145 140 150 260
Pork chuck 140 135 145 170.4
Pork fillet 150 145 150 334.8
Pork hip bone (hind leg) 120 115 130 155
Pork leg (hind leg) 160 150 160 357.4
Pork muscles only 166 374.9
Pork shoulder with skin (blade of shoulder) 150 145 150 165.2
Rabbit meat, average with bone 132 95 150 207.7
Rabbit/Hare (average) 105 219.4
Sausage "Jagdwurst" 112 127.8
Sausage salami, German 104 65.9
Sausage, liver (liverwurst) 165 122.2
Sausages, frying, from pork 101 80.2
Scallop 136 505.8
Shrimp, brown 147 60 234 397.9
Spleen, Calf's 343 815.9
Sunflower seed, dry 143 59.5
Turkey, young animal, average, with skin 150 237.3
Veal chop, cutlet with bone 140 309.6
Veal fillet 140 347.3
Veal knuckle with bone 150 140 160 353.2
Veal, leg of veal with bone 150 140 150 310.2
Veal, muscles only 172 438.7
Veal, neck with bone 150 326.9
Veal, shoulder 140 309.3
Venison back 105 205
Venison haunch (leg) 138 105 154 336.5
LOWEST IN PURINES (100 mg. uric acid/100 g and less)
Almond, sweet 37 15.7
Apple 14 60.1
Apricot 73 71.6
Artichoke 78 834.6
Asparagus 23 19.71 29.57 310.9
Aubergine 21 290
Avocado 19 20.9
Bamboo Shoots 29 402.1
Banana 57 152.4
Barley without husk, whole grain 96 71.1
Bean sprouts, Soya 80 378.3
Beans, French (string beans, haricot) 37 20 43 266.9
Beans, French, dried 45 40 50 39.4
Beef, corned (German) 57 96.5
Beer, alcohol free 8.1 75.4
Beer, Pilsner lager beer, regular beer, German 13 75.2
Beer, real, light 14 86
Beet root 19 15 21 108.5
Bilberry, blueberry, huckleberry 22 143.7
Brain, Calf's 92 203.1
Bread, wheat (flour) or (white bread) 14 13.9
Broccoli 81 691.6
Brussel sprouts 69 456
Cabbage, red 32 19.79 36.62 350.2
Cabbage, savoy 37 19.87 42.71 342.6
Cabbage, white 22 210.3
Carrot 17 14 25 155.9
Cauliflower 51 537.9
Caviar substitute 18 37.8
Celeriac 30 390.6
Cheese, Brie 7.1 5
Cheese, Cheddar/Cheshire cheese, 50% fat cont 6 4.3
Cheese, cottage 9.4 22
Cheese, edam, 30% fat content in dry matter 7.1 6.8
Cheese, edam, 40% fat content in dry matter 7.1 5.4
Cheese, edam, 45% fat content in dry matter 7.1 4.8
Cheese, Limburger, 20% fat content in dry matter 32 41.7
Cherry, Morello 17 75.5
Cherry, sweet 7.1 64.2
Chicory 12 171.8
Chinese leaves 21 412.4
Chives 67 581.2
Cocoa powder, oil partially removed, not includin 71 49.7
Corn, sweet 52 140.9
Fish, Crayfish 60 220.3
Cress 28 200.8
Crispbread 60 44.9
Cucumber 7.3 141.7
Currant, red 17 122.6
Date, dried 35 29.9
Elderberry, black 33 144.4
Endive 17 297.7
Fennel leaves 14 10 16 139
Fig (dried) 64 60.4
Fish, eel (smoked) 78 45 110 57.2
Frankfurter sausages 89 68.74 129.52 80.2
Gooseberry 16 101.3
Grape 27 94.6
Grass, Viper's (black salsify) 71 939.4
Kale 48 309.1
Kiwi fruit (Chinese gooseberry, strawberry peach 19 88.5
Kohlrabi 25 10.86 29.61 243.9
Leek 74 714.1
Lettuce 13 9.75 29.25 274.4
Lettuce, Lamb's 38 645.3
Meat, luncheon 70 58.8
Melon, Cantelope 33 143
Millet, shucked corn 62 41.9
Morel 30 748.9
Mushroom 58 55.48 60.52 858.2
Mushroom, flat, edible Boletus, cep 92 1011.6
Mushrooms, canned, solid and liquid 29 488.5
Mushrooms, Chanterelle 17 356.2
Mushrooms, Chanterelles, canned, solids & liqui 17 114.2
Nuts, Brazil 23 8.3
Nuts, hazelnut (cobnut) 37 27 42 13.9
Nuts, peanut 79 33.8
Oats, without husk, whole grain 94 63.6
Olive, green, marinated 29 51.1
Onion 13 112.4
Orange 19 105.9
Ox brain 75 140.7
Oyster 90 322.6
Oyster, mushroom 50 1054.6
Parsley, leaf 57 266.2
Pasta made with egg (noodles, macaroni, spagh 40 26.6
Pea, pod and seed, green 84 245.7
Pea, seed, dry 95 84.78 166.56 82.7
Peach 21 119.6
Pear 12 2 17 51.5
Peppers, green 55 681
Pig's brain 83 161.71
Pineapple 19 81.4
Plaice 93 257.6
Plum 24 116.8
Plum, dried 64 67.9
Potato 16 53.6
Potato, cooked with skin 18 60.3
Pudding, black 55 37.23 90.55 42.8
Pumpkin 44 422
Quince 30 185
Radish 15 234.3
Radishes 13 210.6
Raspberry 18 126.3
Rhubarb 12 212.6
Rolls, bread 21 18.2
Rye, whole grain 51 47 63 41
Sauerkraut, dripped off 16 12 20 224.7
Sausage "Bierschincken" 85 117.3
Sausage "Fleischwurst" 78 66.8
Sausage "Mortadella" 96 79 130 67.4
Sausage "Munich Weisswurst" 73 65.7
Sausage, Vienna 78 65.7
Sausages, frying, from veal 91 81.5
Sausages, German (Mettwurst) 74 45.9
Sesame (gingelly) seed, Oriental, dry 62 26.5
Spinach 57 844.7
Squash, summer 24 296.2
Strawberry 21 11.81 25.59 156.8
Tench 80 243.8
Tofu 68 196.4
Tomato 11 145.7
Nuts, Walnut 25 9.1
Wheat, whole grain 51 40.2 83.41 39.4
Yogurt, min. 3.5% fat content 8.1 27.7