How do you prevent gout?

Uric acid is formed in the body when you ingest purines, which are found in a variety of foods. You can learn more about purines, uric acid and gout via this article on our website. What are purines and in which foods are they found?

In addition, some research suggests eating ½ cup serving of tart cherries may reduce gout attacks, while other researchers have reported a reduction in uric acid levels after consumption of cherries. Consuming tart cherry juice regularly has also been associated with a lowering of uric acid levels.

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