Did you know that elevated uric acid causes more than just gout? It also exacerbates chronic diseases like hypertension, obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and more.
That's why controlling uric acid is central to achieving optimal metabolic and overall health. But how can we consciously do that? Dr. David Perlmutter graces the Align Podcast to discuss everything you need to know about uric acid - the "metabolic waste product”.
Dr. Perlmutter is a Board-Certified Neurologist and five-time New York Times bestselling author. He serves on the Board of Directors and is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition.
What we discuss:
0:00 - Introduction to Dr. David Perlmutter
1:00 - What "Drop Acid" talks about
3:40 - What is uric acid?
7:00 - The fructose (sugar) consumption & uric acid connection
10:30 - How body fat acts as our resource to make freshwater
13:00 - Does lack of sleep elevate uric acid levels?
16:30 – What/Who inspires him to stay humble & keep learning?
19:00 - Are we victims to our genomes & physiology?
24:00 - How to tap into your pre-frontal cortex & make better life decisions
27:00 - The dangers of the Standard American Diet (SAD)
37:00 - Foods that increase uric acid levels + how to offset them
41:20 - Why everyone should monitor their uric acid & read “Drop Acid”
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