Can You Get A Gout-Friendly Meal At McDonalds?
It is hard to imagine a meal less gout-friendly than a hamburger with french fries and a big coca-cola. The amount of sugar and purines in the standard meals are enough to trigger a gout attack by merely thinking about it. But it does not have to be that bad.
APOLOGY TO MCDONALDS
First, let me apologize to McDonalds for hanging them out in the headline. But they do have global name recognition. And the answer is actually yes, at least here in Japan. You can get a salad instead of the fries (or only). And even with the kids meal you can get corn and green beans, which actually is quite delicious. But there is no alternative to the hamburgers. The best you can do is get an egg burger and give the beef patty to your kids.
Some of their competitors here in Japan have started selling meat-free burgers. This is usually