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Uric Acid: 20 Foods to Keep Your Uric Acid at Normal Levels

  By posted Jun 14th 2013
Healthy Living

High uric acid levels in the blood stream can lead to a common form of arthritis called gout. To prevent gout, it is essential to maintain good eating habits and have proper medication. To reduce the uric acid levels in blood, you may need to limit intake of alcohol, sugary foods and reduce purine rich foods like meat, poultry, seafood and pulses. Vegetables such as cauliflower, asparagus, spinach, peas and mushroom also contain a lot of purines. Digestion of purine leads to the formation of uric acid. If uric acid is not eliminated normally which is seen in gout sufferers, it can build up in the blood stream leading to joint inflammation and pain.


*Data Courtesy: Mitalee Doshi, Founder at Oomph Nutrition, an online diet and nutrition consultancy firm.


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