Category Archives: weight loss

Obesity Accelerates Aging of the Liver: UCLA

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.

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Wire Your Brain for Healthy Foods

Photo Credit Christina Galland

Good news for people concerned about weight gain – you can train your brain to prefer healthy low-calorie foods over unhealthy higher-calorie foods!

 

Scientists in Boston found that it is possible to reverse the addictive Continue reading

 

Obesity Hits All Groups of Americans: Study

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

 

Dr. Perlmutter: Stay Away from Orange Juice

By Dr. David Perlmutter

 

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?”

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