LOW PURINE DIET

Foods Allowed
FRUITS All kinds
BREAD Enriched white or whole wheat bread
CEREALS All cooked and prepared cereals except oatmeal
DAIRY PRODUCTS Milk, cottage cheese, and buttermilk
EGGS Any way except fried
SOUP Cream soups made with allowed vegetables
MEAT, FISH, POULTRY Shad, roe, caviar
POTATO OR SUBSTITUTE Potato, macaroni, spaghetti, rice, noodle
VEGETABLES All except the ones listed below
DESSERTS Fruits, Jell-O, plain cakes and cookies, ice cream, ices, plain puddings
SWEETENERS Jelly, sugar, honey
Foods Allowed in Restricted Amounts
MEAT, FISH, POULTRY One 2 oz. serving daily of lean beef, veal, chicken, herring, oysters, crab, cod, white fish, blue fish, finan haddie, or salmon
FATS Butter or margarine, cream, salad oils, and mayonnaise
BEVERAGES Cocoa, coffee, tea, Postum, one cup daily

Foods to Avoid

Oatmeal, all broth's, meat extractives or bouillon cubes, kidney, liver, sweetbreads, sardines, anchovies, brains, asparagus, eggplant, peas, beans, cauliflower, lentils, mushrooms, spinach pie and all pastries rich in fat, alcoholic beverages, gravy and all fried foods and condiments.

SAMPLE MENU
BREAKFAST

1/2 grapefruit
cornflakes, milk, sugar
soft cooked egg
coffee (1 cup)

LUNCH

roast beef (2 oz.)
mashed potatoes
carrots
cottage cheese
bread, butter, jelly
Jell-O
milk

DINNER

cream of potato soup
macaroni and cheese
broccoli
lettuce and tomato salad
bread, butter, jelly
canned pears
milk

8:00 p.m. - One glass of milk