Following a specialized diet to control and minimize gout attacks includes limiting foods high in uric acid, according to Mayo Clinic. For example, patients with gout should avoid alcohol, foods with high amounts of satu... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

There are many foods that people should avoid if they have gout, including meat, fish, poultry and foods containing high-fructose corn syrup, according to Mayo Clinic. It is also recommended that people with gout avoid f... More »

Although beans and lentils were initially included in the list of foods to avoid by gout patients, studies show that vegetables high in purines do not increase the risk of recurring gout attacks, notes Mayo Clinic. Other... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A good diet for gout patients is low in purines, which break down into uric acid when digested, states the Mayo Clinic. Uric acid can build up in the blood, forming the painful crystals that cause gout. More » Health Nutrition & Diets

To maintain a healthy gout diet, it is not necessary to avoid particular foods entirely; instead, limit intake of purine-rich foods to control uric acid production and elimination, explains Mayo Clinic. The diet aims to ... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Fruits, vegetables, beans, lentils, and low-fat or fat-free dairy products are gluten-free foods that are beneficial in a gout diet, according to Mayo Clinic. Studies show that eating cherries can reduce gout attacks. Th... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

People with gout should follow a low-purine diet, as this disease is a form of arthritis caused by a buildup of uric acid from the breakdown of purines. A low-purine diet can help treat and prevent future gout attacks. More » Health Nutrition & Diets