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Diet Plan for Patients of Gout

People suffering from problem of gout have high levels of uric acid in the blood, causing uric acid crystals to build up and accumulate around in the joints where they cause pain and swelling. The objective of a gout diet is to get relief from painful swelling (inflammation), and prevent its future attacks.
Diet for Gout may help to drop the level of uric acid in the blood. Gout diet is not a cure, it may lower the risk of recurring painful gout attacks and slows down the progression of joint damage. Following a diet for gout, food consumed should be low in fat, particularly saturated fat.
An effective gout diet constricts the consumption of purines containing foods that break down into uric acid in the body, so strictly limiting consumption of most animal products mainly fatty fish, red meat, shellfish, and organ meats is essential.
The menu for gout diet plan comprises plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy products with randomly adding few other foods in your diet and include foods helpful in removing uric acid from the blood more efficiently. The given diet chart is helpful for patients, who are suffering from pain and inflammation, the major symptoms of Gout. So they must follow the chart properly and carefully.

Vegetables
To Avoid To Consume
Spinach Cucumber
Cauliflower Carrot
Peas Zucchini
Mushroom Sweet Potato
Bell Pepper Pumpkin
Lemon Ginger (moderate quantity)
Pulses
All whole pulses and Lentils Split Moong dal
Chickpea Split Chick
Kidney beans -
Black lentils -
Soybean -
Sprouts -
Cereals
Whole refined flour Wheat
White rice Brown rice
- Wheat bran
- Wheat germ
- Riceflakes
- Puffed rice
Fruits
Plums Cherries
Prunes Strawberries
Dates Apples
- Figs
- Melons
Grains
Lentils Brown Rice
Chick pea (Chana) Oat meal
Kidney beans (Rajmah) Bengal gram (Moderately)
Black lentils -
Soybean -
Sprouts -
Non-Veg
Red meat (Beef, Pork And Lamb) Lean Meat
Fish (Tuna, codfish, salmon) (Chicken)
Seafood (Anchovies, Scallops, Herring, Sardines, Shrimps, Oyster, Mussels, Mackerel, Crabs) Organ Meats
- Fatty poultry
- Turkey
- Yeast
Spices / Herbs
Red chilies Turmeric
Salt(in excess) Rosemary
- Thyme
- Poppy seeds
Other Foods
White Bread Low fat dairy products

Cakes Cow's Ghee

Aerated beverages Low fat yogurt

Candy Water (At least 1.2l)

Alcohol Green Tea

Tea Wheat bran

Beer Wheat germ

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Buttermilk

High fructose-sweetened foods Butter

Daily Diet Schedule For Gout

Early Morning

Curry leaves water

After 15 Min - Green tea / Herbal tea

Breakfast

Veg Upma / Veg Dalia / Veg Vermicelli (Sewian) / Veg Poha / Brown Bread Sandwich / Stuffed Chapatti / Chapatti with Veg or Dal with 1 Eggs white portion only

Mid-Morning

Fruit / Salad / Herbal tea / Green tea / Coconut water

Lunch

Chapatti / Boiled Rice with Vegetable and Dal

Evening

Herbal tea / Green tea / Veg Poha

Before Dinner

Home-made Soup

Dinner

Chapatti / Boiled Rice / Veg pulao / Veg Khichri / Vegetable with Dal

Important Tips to Follow

  • 6 Soaked Almonds with 2 Dates regularly.
  • Walk for at least 30-45 min is recommended.
  • Water intake should be increased at least 8-10 glass regularly.
  • Whole fruit should be preferred to fruit juices.
  • Skipping of meals should be avoided, especially the breakfast.
  • Outdoor activity should be increased like jogging, cycling, and running.