Patients can reduce levels of uric acid in their blood by avoiding foods with high levels of purines such as asparagus, mushrooms and animal products according to Mayo Clinic. This diet exists to help individuals prevent... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

A low-purine diet helps to reduce high levels of uric acid, states WebMD. Foods that are low in purines include vegetables and tomatoes, butter, cheese, eggs, nuts, peanut butter, chocolate and fruits. Cereals and breads... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

Eliminating or reducing the intake of foods that contain purines and taking medications that stop the production of uric acid or facilitate removal of uric acid from the bloodstream can decrease uric acid levels, notes M... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels
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Organ meats, herring, mushrooms and asparagus are high in purines, which is broken down by the body to form uric acid. Awareness and control of the levels of purines consumed aids in the prevention of gout attacks and is... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Nutritional Content

A diet low in fat, animal protein, alcohol and high fructose corn syrup is helpful for reducing uric acid in the body, states Mayo Clinic. Low or no fat dairy, complex carbohydrates and fruits rich in vitamin C can all h... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Foods that help to reduce uric acid include complex carbohydrates, low fat and fat-free dairy products and plenty of fluids, says Mayo Clinic. Lowering the uric acid levels helps manage gout. More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Overconsumption of alcohol, a purine-rich diet, medications and hypothyroidism are common causes of high levels of uric acid in the body, according to the Mayo Clinic. Genetics, immune-suppressing drugs, obesity and psor... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels