High Purine Foods

Question

What are high purine foods?

Answer

High purine foods should be avoided in individuals with gout. These include organ meets (kidneys, liver), seafoods (anchovies, sardines, shellfish), and some vegetables (asparagus, cauliflower, lentils, lima beans).

Rebecca Manno, MD, MHS

About Rebecca Manno, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University