Saturday, 10 August 2013

REDUCE YOUR URIC ACID LEVELS BY THESE DRINKS

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A high uric acid level, or hyperuricemia, is an excess of uric acid in your blood. Uric acid is produced during the breakdown of purine, a substance found in many foods.

Once produced, uric acid is carried in your blood and passes through your kidneys, where most of it leaves your body when you urinate. High uric acid level may result in attacks of gout but it's important to note that not everyone who has high uric acid gets gout and not everyone with gout has high uric acid." But there are ways in which these uric acid levels can be reduced with the help of correct diet & recipes which will tackle uric acid.

Drink #1: Mausmi Mint Drink

Extract the juice of 3 large size sweet lime (mausmi). Add crushed mint leaves, a pinch of salt , ½ teaspoon of lemon juice. Mix well and serve with honey to sweeten if desired. Also, makes a very refreshing drink.

Drink #2 : Pineapple Colada

Mix ¾ th glass of pineapple juice with ¼ th glass of skimmed milk and 4-5 cubes of ice. Add 1 teaspoon of sugar and mix well in a blender and serve chilled.

Drink #3: Strawberry Smoothie

Blend ¼ cup chopped strawberries in a blender and keep aside. Take 1/2cup yogurt and 1/2 cup milk in a blender and run it for 10 seconds. Add the strawberry paste to the yogurt milk blend and mix well. Add sugar to taste. Top with chopped roasted almonds and serve chilled.

Drink #4 : Cool Cucumber Soup

Remove the seeds of 2 medium size cucumbers and put it in a blender and blend till turns into a smooth liquid. Strain the liquid, add whisked yogurt ¼ cup, a few mint leaves, lemon juice and ¼ tsp curry powder. Mix well and serve chilled.

Drink #5 : Spiced Buttermilk

Take 200 ml of buttermilk and blend well in a mixer. Make a fine paste of a few mint leaves, curry leaves and coriander leaves. Add this paste to the blended buttermilk. Add ¼ tsp cumin powder and salt to taste. Serve chilled.

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