Video – With Thomas Weimbs, PhD – Fructose and uric acid helped our ancestors to survive. Now they make us fat.


A discussion with Professor Thomas Weimbs on fructose and its role in causing obesity. We also discuss the importance of fructose and uric acid in causing kidney disease.  One aspect is on the role of uric acid crystals in causing kidney disease, especially in hot environments. This may be important in what is causing kidney damage in the epidemics of chronic kidney disease that is occurring in the sugarcane fields of Central America.

Watch the video here.