In order to understand how bread affects gout, we need to look at scientific studies. Unfortunately, there are not many studies specifically about gout & bread. But we can also look at common ingredients in bread.
First, note that bread is not mentioned in the rheumatologist's guidelines. So there are no recommendations for or against bread consumption by gout patients. Therefore, bread is one of the many aspects of gout that need to be managed by patient and physician working in partnership.
To help you play your part in that partnership, I have gathered many facts about gout & bread. In my list below, I include the most appropriate gout progression phase. So that you can focus on the gout & bread facts that are most relevant to you today.
For other aspects of bread consumption for gout sufferers, follow the link to my bread and gout section at the end of this article.
Gout & Bread
|Rye Bread and Gout||Does rye bread cause gout? Gout sufferers often try different types of bread. So is there anything special about gout & rye bread? Read about rye bread and gout.||1. Gout Causes|
|Wheat Bread & Uric Acid||Bread is a common source of vitamin B6 in gout diets. But what is its effect on uric acid? Is bread the best source of vitamin B6 for gout sufferers? Read about wheat bread & uric acid.||6. Adjust Uric Acid Cure|
|Bread & Uric Acid Research||Does bread increase uric acid? Most gout sufferers eat enough bread to form a significant part of their weekly food intake. Read the latest bread & uric acid research.||5. Start Uric Acid Cure|
Please note that the list above includes pages from two decades of my gout research. So I might not have reviewed them for recent scientific advances. In any event, they are all suggestions of studies that you might discuss with your doctor. Because you must rely on medical expertise from a professional who has studied your case history.
However, I would appreciate it if you let me know of any pages that I need to review and update.
Gout & Your Bread
Now, you can start collecting studies that help you and your doctor manage your bread consumption. So I recommend that you create a list of these studies using the annotation features on this page. Also, think about other food items that you regularly eat with bread. Then search GoutPal for facts about those foods and add relevant studies to your list.
If you can't find facts about your foods, ask in the Gout Forum.
Leave Gout & Bread to browse the Bread and Gout pages.