Chicken Tteokgalbi with Pear Salad (Serves 2)
Chicken is used instead of beef, which is traditionally used for tteokgalbi. Red meat is higher in purine and saturated fat compared to white meat, and is associated with gout attack. Although chicken is not low in purine, it can be enjoyed in moderation.
Asian pear and Baby Chinese cabbage contain high water content, it may help to increase fluid intake. Adequate fluid intake is important for removing excess uric acid, which help to lower chances of gout attack.
Pan-Seared Salmon with Orange Quinoa Salad
Orange and red bell pepper are high in vitamin C. Vitamin C may help to lower uric acid in blood and reduce gout attacks.
Salmon is relatively lower in purine than some fish and can be included in diet in moderation. It contains a rich amount of omega 3 fatty acids, which is anti-inflammatory, it may help to reduce inflammation in joints and lower risk of gout flares.
Quinoa is a kind of whole grains, studies show people who follow an eating pattern with more whole grains appear to have lower uric acid.