If your doctor has placed you on a low-purine diet, you’ll need to avoid…

If your doctor has placed you on a low-purine diet, you'll need to avoid…
If your doctor has placed you on a low-purine diet, you’ll need to avoid certain foods, including organ meats, shellfish such as mussels or scallops, meat-based gravy, goose and certain fish such as mackerel. The purines in these foods is converted by the body to uric acid; too much uric acid can exacerbate gout and kidney stone symptoms. You’ll…