Being diagnosed with gout means you will be required to make certain changes to your diet to help prevent your symptoms from getting worse. However, this doesn’t mean the end of you enjoying good food. There are still plenty of recipes out there that are delicious and nutritious for you.
If you cook your own meals, you’ve already conquered part of the battle since you know exactly what ingredients go into your food. Here are more gout-friendly cooking tips to help you stay on track.
Replace Other Oils with Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Whether it’s for cooking, baking, or dressing, extra virgin olive oil serves as a great alternative to other oils. It’s loaded with powerful antioxidants and contains a large amount of monounsaturated fats or as what we would like to call good cholesterol. Olive oil may be versatile but it has a low smoke point so make sure to only use it for low to medium heat cooking.