How to Reduce Highly Uric Acid? Avoid The Following Habits
TIMESMALAYSIA, JAKARTA – In some people will be found the high condition levels of uric acid. This condition can be caused by a lot production of uric acid, for example because you consume lots of foods with high purine content. In addition to consume drugs, the patients with high uric acid should pay attention to diet in order to reduce the uric acid levels.
Reported from Klik Dokter, the followings should be avoided for those of you who have high uric acid
1. Lack of drinking
The uric acid will be removed by the body with the help of the kidneys. Make sure that your fluid needs are sufficient, because it will help to remove gout in the body. In addition, good levels of hydration help to prevent high uric acid concentrations in the blood.
You should make sure to drink at least eight glasses each day. Although all liquids (except alcohol) can be consumed, it's a good idea to make sure that at least half the amount of liquid consumed is plain water.
2. Alcohol consumption
Alcohol can increase uric acid levels in the blood. One mechanism is to stimulate the liver to produce uric acid. In addition, alcohol in the body will be converted into lactic acid, which can interfere with the disposal of uric acid by the kidneys. From the various types of alcoholic beverages, it is found that beer contained a lot of purine, a result of the fermentation process.
3. Unhealthy diet
To overcome the excessive weight, often people expect instant results so that they apply an unhealthy diet. For example, by fasting for a long time (or just eating once a day). A diet program and weight loss in a short time can increase your uric acid level.
On the other hand, excessive weight loss can actually help to control your uric acid level. In order for this to happen gradually and healthily, apply a balanced nutritious diet and combine it with exercise.
4. High purine diet
If you eat foods with high levels of purine, your gout can also increase. In order to avoid this, educate yourself on foods with high purine levels and avoid them. For example, offal, fatty fish, seafood (such as shrimp, crabs, shellfish). Foods with medium purine levels; for example poultry, vegetables (such as spinach, cauliflower); can be consumed occasionally.
Well, In addition to paying attention to diet, pay attention to your body's reaction to the type of food you consume. If it causes an increase in uric acid levels, it should be avoided. (*)