Video – Dr. David Perlmutter on the Evolution of Increasing Uric Acid Levels in Humans Over Time


Humans have a higher uric acid level, and this translates into a higher risk for obesity, diabetes and heart disease. But why?  The story goes back millions of years…

In addition to checking out this video, please go to and check out Dr Perlmutter’s new book, Drop Acid, that tells of uric acid and its role in obesity and metabolic syndrome. It is the perfect accompaniment to Nature Wants Us to Be Fat.