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Uric acid is produced when the body breaks down drink and food containing organic compounds named purines. Wine & beer, mackarel, herring, sardines, liver, beef kidneys and dried beans are high in concentration of purines. A build-up of uric acid in the body can lead to gout, a form of arthritis.