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.
Obesity has become an epidemic in the U.S.. Unlike popular belief that it is the monopoly of certain ethnic groups or those poorly educated, obesity is actually hitting all groups of Americans, said a new report.
All Americans have been getting fatter at about the same rate for the past 25 Continue reading →
When discussing sources of “hidden sugars” with my patients I find that they are often very surprised at my position on orange juice. Essentially, I have taken it off the table. Frequently, the response I get is, “But what about the vitamin C?”