Purine is a substance found in foods or produced naturally by our bodies. It may be broken down by our body and changed to uric acid, which causes gout.
Gout is a kind of arthritis that is no fun to live with. Paying attention to your diet is important if you have a gout condition. It can improve your life quality. Food that contains high levels of purine can cause gout attacks easily.
The following list is the foods that are low in purine. Eating more of these may help you achieve your health goal.
Low-purine foods and beverages:
Eggs (no more than 3 to 4 per week)
Low-fat and fat-free cheeses and ice cream
skim or 1% Milk (no more than 24 ounces per day)
Vegetables besides asparagus, mushrooms, spinach, cauliflower, green peas, etc.