Don’t know which oil to use when frying food? Believe it or not, the best bet is still olive oil.
Tunisian scientists have found that olive oil is more stable and healthful than seed oils for frying food, as it withstands the heat of the fryer or pan better than several seed oils to yield more healthful food.
When it comes to drinking, too much alcohol wreaks havoc on the body, creating a pro-inflammatory state that burns out the liver and induces dementia.
88,000 Americans die from excessive alcohol use each year. Beyond the expected increase in risk of violence and injuries associated with intoxication, high levels of alcohol over years will damage the heart, liver, brain and blood vessels, as well as increase risk for multiple cancers.
Obesity has become an epidemic in the West. It’s linked to many chronic diseases. UCLA researchers and a German team went further and found for the first time that obesity greatly accelerates aging of the liver.
This finding could explain the early onset of many age-related diseases, including liver cancer, in obese subjects.
Early in my residency, I saw first hand that the traditional symptom-drug approach rarely worked to help people get truly healthy, feel good and function well on a daily basis.
Though my conventional medical school training was invaluable, it was rooted in prescription dispensing. There was little in my original medical training that taught me how to look at the causes of illnesses and Continue reading →