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by 5 · September 16, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Recently went and got my blood work done. Three results stuck out: Uric Acid: 7.9 ALT (SGPT): 65 MCV: 93 I am 6.1 175lb and have been eating pretty healthy for a while. Started Paleo/Bulletproof diet about 2 months ago. Definitely had cheat... (more)

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Kevin_38 0 · August 29, 2013 at 1:48 AM

I'm not sure about alcohol's effects on MCV and uric acid but elevated ALT after heavy drinking is a very plausible explanation. My understanding is that liver enzymes like ALT can stay elevated in your blood several weeks after the event that... (more)

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by 0 · September 16, 2014 at 7:54 PM

Before paleo I was low fat high carb that spiked my TC and LDL cholesterol sky high. So thought I would give Paleo a try. Here is a review of what I have been eating, breakfast on most mornings is an egg(s) then 2 or so mornings a week will be... (more)

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dzone 0 · September 24, 2012 at 6:20 AM

Too much fruit. Eat more eggs, meat, fowl etc... Gout correlates with hyperinsulinism and fruit isn't going to help with that. Drop your carbs for a month and do a low-carb version of Paleo. After that add back in some starch. After maybe 2-3... (more)

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by 68 · September 16, 2014 at 7:53 PM

Just a theory, but does anyone know if intermittent fasting could increase BUN and uric acid because with a shorter feeding window (as opposed to throughout the day), and thus with protein consumption being condensed/concentrated, the kidneys have... (more)

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PaleoGreyhound 0 · January 14, 2013 at 9:09 AM

The short answer to your question is yes that is prob why your bun is going up. That's why they are always modifying the calculation of bun from a chem7 test by taking into account avg body weights, muscle mass, age gender And protein consumption.... (more)

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by 68 · September 16, 2014 at 7:52 PM

Current stats: Male - Age: 52 Height: 5-7 Weight: 167lbs - approx. 130lbs fat-free mass - Bodyfat: 18.4% Average Macros: Calories: 1400 Protein: 135g Carbs: 40g (<10g of that from fructose, mostly berries) Fat: 75g I have been eating VLC... (more)

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rht 0 · March 30, 2013 at 4:03 PM

What are your ferritin levels? Do you know why your ferritin needs to be raised? This blog might interest you (archives) http://eatingoffthefoodgrid.blogspot.com And why the pancreatin? (more)

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by 22913 · September 16, 2014 at 7:15 PM

What are your feelings/opinions on this test being used to determine fructose damage. Elevated uric acid has been tied to fructose as well as the DoC(Diseases of Civilization)(Heart disease, Diabetes, etc.)

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Ed 0 · October 22, 2010 at 3:18 PM

Of course, you're right to be concerned about fructose leading to high uric acid levels and diseases of civilization, such as gout, kidney stones and heart disease. Fructose is metabolized like alcohol in the liver. It causes ATP to be converted... (more)