Uric Acid Level Reduction Diet, Foods to Avoid | Increased Uric Acid

Question:

What are the home remedies for increased uric acid?

Answer:

High Uric Acid Level Reduction

Uric acid is formed in the blood as a result of purine metabolism. In normal circumstances uric acid is flushed through kidneys.

Hyperuricaemia or increase uric acid in the blood gets deposited in the joints resulting in painful condition called gout. It can also deposit in kidneys to form stones.

When a patient suffers from gout or hyperuricaemia certain home remedies will help in reducing the condition:

  • Person should stop drinking alcohol, as alcohol precipitates the attack of gout in people suffering from high uric acid
  • Modify your lifestyle and eating habits, food rich in purines like red meat, mushrooms, organ meats and sea food include the foods to avoid with gout
  • Drink plenty of water as it will help to flush out excess of uric acid through kidney
  • Lime juice contains vitamin C.
    and this vitamin is known to prevent and cure the painful joints by strengthening the connective tissue of the body. Lime juice dissolves the uric acid and thus helps to prevent its deposition in connective tissue of the joints
  • Cherries can also reduce uric acid from the blood. Flavanoids present in cherries prevent uric acid formation.
  • Bananas and apple are also known to lower the uric acid level
  • French bean and vegetable juice are another home remedies in treating hyperuricaemia.
  • Beans and legumes are known to increase uric acid and therefore minimize its intake in your diet.
  • Foods containing fatty acid such as salmon, olive oil, flax seeds are beneficial in reducing high uric acid level in the body

In a nut shell:

  • Uric acid diet should be low in purines and proteins and rich in potassium and carbohydrates.
  • Person should reduce his weight if he obese.
  • Diet, regular exercise and proper medication and altering life style will lower uric acid level successfully in persons suffering from hyperuricaemia.

10 Comments

  1. S said:

    Blood chemistry Report: Fasting serum glucose 75, post paranial serum glucose 104, serum Cholestrol 232, Serum Tryglycerides 78, LDL (mg/dl) 65, HDL 51, VLDL 16, Serum Uric Acid 8.3, Glyco-HB (HbA1c) 6.2.
    What food should I avoid . I don’t have joint pain due to uric acid.

    January 22, 2012
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  2. AK said:

    I am a diabetic and my uric acid level is 5.8, creatine is 1.48 and sugar is 237. Please advise some treatment or remedy for me.

    March 7, 2012
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  3. RM said:

    My uric acid level is to much high, it is 9.7. Please guide to me on how to control and reduce my uric acid level. Also kindly suggest me suitable diet to reduce the uric acid level.

    March 27, 2012
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  4. PKG said:

    My uric acid level is too high, it is 8.8. Please guide to me on how to control and reduce my uric acid level. Also kindly suggest me suitable diet to reduce the uric acid level.

    December 7, 2012
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    • PUP said:

      • Drink enough water every day to flush wastes from the body.
      • Eat cherries. Cherries contain anthocyanins and they have potential anti inflammatory action. Besides, cherries also have properties to reduce serum uric acid.
      Foods to avoid:
      • Avoid food that is too high in purines.
      • Avoid eating red meat, poultry, eggs, lentils, beans etc.
      • Alcohol, beer.
      Foods that can be eaten and contain low purine content:
      • Tuna, salmon.
      • Low fat dairy products.
      • Bread, cereal, pasta,
      • Strawberries, cherries, grapes blueberries.

      December 7, 2012
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  5. MS said:

    My acid report is (serum uricase per oxidase) OBSERVED VALUE 6.4 REF.RANGE 3.4 -7.0mg/dl. How should I control and reduce my uric acid level? What diet will help in reducing the uric acid levels?

    December 17, 2012
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    • PUP said:

      The level of uric acid in your report is on a higher side of the normal value. Usually doctors recommend low protein diet for those patients who have very high uric acid level. Most importantly it is necessary to stop alcohol if you are consuming it. Avoid eating red meat, eggs; eat in moderation pulses and lentils. Eat more vegetables.

      December 17, 2012
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  6. MR said:

    Does high protein cause high uric acid levels?

    January 13, 2013
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  7. super said:

    I am 40 years old. I have knee pain for the past eight months. My doctor got some tests done and an x-ray. It has been diagnosed as Osteoarthritis. My leg gets stiff when I walk long distances.

    January 19, 2013
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    • PUP said:

      Of all the 187 joints in the body, none brings more suffering then the knee joint.
      Here are few things that you can do to make amends.
      • Excess body weight is a major contributor to knee problem. If you are overweight, reduce your weight.
      • Take 5 pieces of almonds and soak them in water. Take 5 to 10 cloves of garlic and grind them together to form a paste. Apply the prepared paste over the knee. Its application alleviates pain and stiffness present in osteoarthritis.
      • Ginger is also beneficial in relieving pain and stiffness present in osteoarthritis of knee. Add few pieces of grated ginger to the tea. Drink it twice in a day for few days.
      • Warm mustard oil in a bowl. Add a piece of camphor to it. When the oil is slightly warm, massage the oil over the affected knee joint.
      • Do physical therapy exercises to strengthen power and endurance of muscles and ligaments that hold the knee joint.

      January 22, 2013
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