8 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Gout

Choose Reduced-Fat Dairy Products

People who eat two or three servings daily of reduced-fat dairy foods — especially milk and yogurt — can cut their risk of gout by about half, compared with those who eat few dairy foods. Add reduced-fat or fat-free milk or yogurt to your diet; both are also sources of vitamin D, which is critical for joint health and leads to greater muscular strength.