Top 5 Recipes To Have When You Have Gout

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Gout is a condition that leads to pain, swelling and inflammation in joints of the body and their surrounding areas. Purine-rich foods like red meat and seafood as well as bread or alcohol are a complete no-no for such patients, because these foods break down and produce uric acid in the body. This acid is the main cause of gout, so, if you are suffering from the excruciating pain, stay away from purine-rich foods and stick to the following recipes:

 

1. Carrot Ginger Soup

Root vegetables such as carrot are gout-friendly comfort food that have the lowest amounts of purine. Therefore, you can enjoy this soup instead of chicken broth and stay away from more pain.

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2. Low Fat Salad

This may sound like a recipe too simple for your taste but it is not. It has sprouts, Romaine lettuce, onions, tomatoes, bell pepper and avocado, and you can dress it up with lemon juice and sea salt.

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3. Avocado and Goat Cheese Sandwiches

Goat cheese, tomatoes and avocados go into this sandwich made with sourdough baguette. You can use a footlong too. Add as many vegetables as you want to this recipe. The balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil and simple salt-pepper seasoning add the finishing touch.

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4. Tomato Basil Crostini

One of the easiest recipes to be made for those suffering from gout, this dish has fresh tomatoes, either sliced or chopped, basil leaves and a thin layer of Parmesan cheese. For added flavor, you can use roasted garlic, olive oil and salt.

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5. Roasted Sage Chicken

You cannot avoid meat altogether but you can definitely choose the better option, which would be chicken or duck. This recipe has chicken, which has a lower amount of purine in it as compared to red meat. Sage lends the earthy flavor to this dish.

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Other Articles You May Like To Read:

1. How To Avoid Foods That Cause Gout

2. Can Beans Affect Gout

3. Sweet Drinks Can Give You Gout

 

 

 

 

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