Online Gout Study

Food Group Low Purine
- Eat as desired -
Moderate Purine
- Eat in moderation -
High Purine
- Avoid these foods -
Breads and Cereals Refined breads (low fiber, white flour, refined grains), cornbread, cereals (same as breads)
Noodles, rice, pasta
Oatmeal, wheat bran, wheat germ, bran
Fruit All, including juices    
Vegetables Most vegetables (broccoli, carrots, zucchini, squash, eggplant) Asparagus, cauliflower, green peas, fresh beans, mushrooms, spinach  
Protein Foods Eggs, nuts, peanut butter Beef, lamb, pork

Fish and shellfish not in the high purine category

Dried peas, beans, and lentils
Liver, kidney, heart, brains, sweetbreads, game meats, goose, partridge

Anchovies, sardine, mackerel, herring, scallops, mussels
Milk and Milk Products All    
Fats Oils All   Meat Gravy
Soups/Broths Vegetable soups made with without meat stock

Vegetable stock
Meat soups and broths Meat extracts
Other Foods Sweets, syrup, chocolate, custard/pudding, popcorn

Soft drinks, coffee, tea

Condiments, salt, olives, pickles

Yeast or yeast extract taken as a supplement