Ask Doctor: Gout Diet Plan and prevention ideas

Anonymous Patient 17 days

I’m Aaron, age 29, male. I’ve gout attack in my ankle. I’ve never drink or smoke before. I’m living in KL past 9 years and having shop foods. I’m not a vegetable consumer. Eat a lot of red meats. Now i would like to control this probe and wanted relief from it. Yesterday, googled found gout patient can consume whole grain bread. but to me it doesn’t work. i need hear from doctor advise what should eat and avoid. for example, diet schedule, morning, evening, teatime, dinner what i can eat. hope hear from doctor soon. thanks

Answered by doctor
Dr Sashini Seeni Doctor 17 days

Greetings, thank you for your question.

The answer is a general description of the problem you’re having. Please click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with us.

In managing gout, you will be generally advised to:

  • Reduce your intake of seafood (especially sardines, shelled foods, anchovies)
  • Reduce intake of red meat
  • Avoid processed foods such as canned foods, frozen food, fast foods.
  • Always aat balanced diet such as half part of whole grains of rice / carbohydrates, a quarter of side dishes / protein, a quarter of fruits and vegetables.
  • Minimal to no alcohol
  • Maintain hydration, drink at least 8 glasses a day
  • Avoid traumatic injuries or overuse in joints that are commonly attacked

For more info, please click on the link (DoctorOnCall) to contact your doctor or on the link (DoctorOnCallEPharma) to speak with our pharmacist online. We will protect your privacy. Thank you.

Last Updated: Thu Nov 21 2019 10:32:23 GMT+0800 (+08)

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