Could a Ketogenic Diet Alleviate Gout?

More than 8 million individuals in the United States have gout, a disease that can cause intense recurrent episodes of debilitating pain, inflammation, and fever. The cause of gout is the accumulation of urate crystals in joints, which continuously reactivate the immune system, leading to activation of the most common type of immune cell in […]

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CarbLoaded: A Culture Dying to Eat

The film traces the origins of our beliefs about healthful and unhealthful food. Experts from all over the world talk about the problems as well as short and long term solutions. Among the many experts in the film are authors like Gary Taubes, Mark Sisson, and Melanie Warner. Medical doctors such as David Perlmutter M.D., […]

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Got Gout? Eat Keto!

More evidence about the anti-inflammatory effects of a ketogenic diet. Now this is shown for gout. In the past this has been attributed to a “rich diet” as in meats but the evidence is showing otherwise. In fact, the cause is more likely sugar and refined carbohydrates. Aging and lipotoxicity are two major risk factors […]

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