High-purine content in organ meats like liver, kidney, and sweetbreads can elevate uric acid levels.
Certain types of seafood, such as sardines, mussels, scallops are rich in purines which can be harmful.
Beer, in particular, is associated with an increased risk of gout due to its high purine content.
Foods and beverages containing high-fructose corn syrup may contribute to elevated uric acid levels.
Highly processed foods, along with sugary snacks and drinks, can contribute to weight gain and obesity, which are risk factors.
While most vegetables are generally healthy, some high-purine vegetables like spinach, asparagus, and cauliflower should be limited.