WTH?!? Episode 110: Your New Diet with Dr. David Perlmutter
In this episode, Dr. Eckel and Dr. Perlmutter discuss simple dietary edits focused on reducing fructose and foods high in “purines” that can raise uric acid. Dr. Perlmutter talks about the natural hacks we can do that lower your levels, such as: consuming tart cherries, vitamin C, quercetin, and even coffee. He also explains how key restorative sleep and exercise are to our overall health. The docs identify common pharmaceuticals that threaten to increase uric acid. Dr. Perlmutter goes into depth on how to easily test your uric acid levels at home (a test routinely performed in your doctor's office during regular check-ups, but are typically ignored). Watch to find out how the type of alcohol we consume can either raise or lower our uric acid levels.
July 8, 2022
Dr. David Perlmutter
David Perlmutter, MD, is a board-certified neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition. He is a frequent lecturer at symposia sponsored by institutions including the World Bank, Columbia University, New York University, Yale, and Harvard, and serves as an Associate Professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He is a five-time New York Times bestselling author and the recipient of numerous awards, including: the Linus Pauling Award for his innovative approaches to neurological disorders; the National Nutritional Foods Association Clinician of the Year Award; and the Humanitarian of the Year award from the American College of Nutrition. He maintains an active blog at DrPerlmutter.com and is the author of Brain Wash, Grain Brain, Brain Maker, The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan, The Grain Brain Cookbook, and Raise a Smarter Child by Kindergarten. Dr. Perlmutter has been interviewed on many nationally syndicated television programs including 20/20, CNN, Fox News, Fox and Friends, The Today Show, Oprah, The Dr. Oz Show, The CBS Early Show, and CBS This Morning.