Foods Increasing Uric Acid Levels

By - Shivangi Rai

Red Meat

Red meat, including beef, lamb, and pork, is a major player in raising uric acid levels. It's rich in purines, compounds that our body breaks down into uric acid


Certain types of seafood, such as sardines, mackerel, and anchovies, contain substantial purine levels

Organ Meats

Liver, kidney, and other organ meats are rich in purines and should be consumed moderately by individuals prone to gout

Sugary Delights

Sugary beverages, especially those sweetened with fructose, have been linked to increased uric acid levels

Alcohol, especially beer, can have a dual impact on uric acid levels 



Processed Foods

Processed foods often contain high levels of salt and preservatives, which can lead to increased uric acid levels


High-Fructose Corn Syrup- High-fructose corn syrup, commonly found in sugary snacks and sweetened drinks, is another significant contributor to increased uric acid levels

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