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Thanks for the report. We've known about cherries for a long time in regards to gout but getting fresh cherries here is very difficult. I haven't seen any places that stock frozen cherries. How about cherry juice? The only juice we see in stores is black cherry juice. Does that have the same effect? In many reports that I've seen they specify tart cherries over black cherries and we don't see tart cherry juice anywhere. Please look into it and report.
Until now x 2 ! 🙂
There are different types of cherries. Did you mention anything about the different types, if one type is "better" than the other?
I have been boycotting conventionally grown cherries because they rank #18 on the EWG pesticide profile, maybe with cherries, the benefits outweigh the risks?
Man, I love cherries but can't afford them as a poor student, haha!
First off, thanks so much for sparing us the photos…some of the photos you have shared in the past are not for the faint of heart (like me), so I appreciate your restraint! And, per usual, I always appreciate your tremendous information…let us eat cherries!
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Totally allergic to them – too bad.
I've been a whole-foods, plant-based vegan for 13 years, and I still suffer attacks of gout. Contrary to popular opinion, gout cannot be cured by a change in diet.
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http://instagram.com/p/x0x5vkMi6L/ my uric acid levels (HSR : Harnsäure) been its highest , 5,8 after 1 year hclf vegan ….. 👎😳🙈🙊😱
I used to eat them but I think I will start back again .The flim was very interesting.
Would love it if Dr. Greger made a video on this study showing vegans had highest uric acid levels. I'm a vegan myself, and although the level was highest, it was NOT high relative to normal range. 'Results regarding uric acid levels is mixed and controversial. Uric acid has a bright and dark side. It is an antioxidant, but in excess it can increase risk of kidney stones, gout, etc. However, the only study I found comparing meat-eaters to vegans found vegans had the highest levels of uric acid. That said, even though the differences were statistically significant, they were not huge (about 11% in men and 8.5% in women). My question is:1) Is there a difference between the uric acid produced from intense exercise and a vegan diet vs. uric acid produced from being obese, excessive alcohol, high red meat consumption?Anyway, I was surprised by the findings b/c a vegan diet is typically very alkaline. Although studies have shown some plant sources are high-purine foods (asparagus, spinach, certain legumes, etc.) and some high-fructose fruits can increase uric acid. The caveats were the vegans in this study were possibly being deficient in calcium and B12 could have led to the elevated uric acid levels. Studies have shown dairy products actually reduce uric acid, while cherries can reduce it as well along with exercising and losing weight. That said, the levels in this study were within normal range for men and women, which is 202-416 µmol/l for men and 143-357 µmol/l for women.Here are the results:MenMeat-eaters – 323Pesco – 307Lacto-ovo – 301Vegan – 336WomenMeat-eaters – 239Pesco – 224Lacto-ovo – 228Vegan – 243Here's the study->http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23418557
I realized why I get attacks during winter. No cherries in season. During spring and summer I always pick them up from some Mexican on the middle of the road and gorge on them.
Thank you Dr. Greger. I regularly donate to you, and appreciate all your work. I never had as dramatic a reversal in gout recurrence as when I stopped eating fish. I had alrady stopped all other meats (and started vegan eating) , but figured fish was a 'good' protein. NOT! No more fish, and 2 years later not a hint of gout. Just sayin'.
Cherries absolutely work! Even canned cherries work, or cherries in yogurt. Any way you can injest them.
This adds whole new meaning to "cherry-picking."
Jesus I went vegan for 4 months now and still getting attack.. life sucks
"Studies have shown that vegetables high in purines do not increase the risk of gout or recurring gout attacks."
B.S. asparagus is a huge trigger. I ate a lot of asparagus with pasta and was bed ridden for a day and unable to walk normally for three more. It's a horrible vegetable loaded with purines. The conventional dogma that "all fruits and vegetables are good for you" is a lie.
Any advice for someone who's already vegan and has gout? My mom has had a couple flare ups now. She also suffers from Raynaud's and scleroderma. She was at the doctors yesterday and he claimed because of her healthy diet, that it was probably genetics that's causing her uric acid levels to be higher than normal. Granted, she doesn't eat whole foods 100% of the time. But I didn't think a bocca burger and some vegan cheese a few times a week would actually cause gout. It's odd. I'm thinking eating more whole foods would definitely help. But then I'm reading that a lot of plant foods have a decent amount of purine. Of course your other video had mentioned that the fiber in things like beans and other vegetables high in purine, can protect against gout. So…it's a little confusing. They put her on a steroid to get rid of the inflammation. And then the doctor was talking about getting her on medication, like the ones you've mentioned, to lower her uric acid levels. He didn't mention the side effects. I'm not sure how to approach this since it was extremely hard to convince my mom to stop eating animal products and now she may have to cut out the things that got her to go vegan and stay vegan in the first place. She's a 66 year old woman who has eaten a certain way her entire life so eating more whole foods may not be as easy as you'd think it would. Just wanted to see if anyone has experienced gout on a vegan diet and if anyone had advice? Long comment. Sorry. Thank you for the info! Going to relay to my mom.
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Tart cherry is best cherries for gout aka Montmorency cherry Sour cherry
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