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What Is Purine?
Why Should I Follow a Low-Purine Diet?
Eating Guide for a Low-Purine Diet
|Food Category||Foods Recommended||Foods to Limit or Avoid|
|Meat and Beans||
- Consider meeting with a registered dietitian to come up with a personalized eating plan.
The Arthritis Foundation http://www.arthritis.org/
The Purine Research Society http://www.purineresearchsociety.org/
The Arthritis Society http://www.arthritis.ca/
Dietitians of Canada http://www.dietitians.ca/
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Low-purine diet. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center website. Available at: http://patienteducation.upmc.com/Pdf/LowPurineDiet.PDF. Accessed June 21, 2007.
Nutrition care manual. American Dietetic Association website. Available at: http://nutritioncaremanual.org/auth.cfm?p=%2Findex.cfm%3F. Accessed January 3, 2009.
- Reviewer: Dianne Scheinberg Rishikof MS, RD, LDN
- Review Date: 03/2014
- Update Date: 05/08/2014