Dietary factors associated with hyperuricemia in adults.

  title={Dietary factors associated with hyperuricemia in adults.},
  author={Kuang-Hui Yu and Lai-Chu See and Yi-Ching Huang and Chung-han Yang and Jui-hung Sun},
  journal={Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism},
  volume={37 4},
OBJECTIVES Although diet has long been assumed to be associated with hyperuricemia, the association between diet and hyperuricemia remains to be verified. METHODS The Nutrition and Health Survey in Taiwan (NAHSIT) implemented between 1993 and 1996 was a nationwide survey using a stratified multistage sampling design. A food frequency questionnaire (FFQ), 24-hour diet recall, and blood samples were utilized. Hyperuricemia was defined as serum urate >7.7 mg/dL for men and >6.6 mg/dL for women… CONTINUE READING

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