Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Uric Acid

This article says that uric acid could affect the cognitive functioning of elderly people. The thing about this article, though, is that sometimes uric acid can be good and sometimes it can be bad – for example, sometimes uric acid might protect against Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Scientists do not yet know why this is the case. Here are some dietary sources of uric acid and purines.

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