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As the obesity epidemic continues to grow, we are seeing serious complications, including non-alcohol fatty liver disease (NAFLD), in many obese people, including very young children. In some cases, the damage to the liver leads to irreversible scarring requiring transplantation. If diagnosed and treated early, these complications can be prevented.
As I follow my parents into our favorite Chinese restaurant and all-you-can-eat buffet, I marvel not at the quantity and variety of Asian cuisine but rather at the peculiarity of an education in medical anatomy.
Successful bariatric surgery requires preparation, long-term recovery, and lifelong changes in your relationships with your body, food, and the people in your life.
Research has shown that the Buddhist practice of mindfulness helps transform food from an escape into a pleasure.
When it comes to losing weight and keeping it off, the best path to follow is the one that results in a healthy diet and active lifestyle. There are no shortcuts.
While it may seem harmless to go on a fad diet for a week or two, that is still enough time for your body to be negatively affected in the long run.
Here are 3 digital health innovations that, in their own way, streamline processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness—something we need much more of in healthcare.
Here are 12 common and beloved excuses people use for not exercising. And, the reasons why they just don't hold up.
Condiments are those little dabs of this and that we slather on food to make it taste better. If you aren't paying attention, you could be getting more calories and fat from your condiment than you are from the food you put it on.
A common argument used by proponents of intermittent fasting is that it makes evolutionary sense because we evolved from hunter-gatherers who faced alternating periods of feast and famine.
Why do these patients continue to sabotage themselves? Here are five clinical explanations.
Weight loss treatments, whether intragastric balloons, bariatric surgery, minimally invasive treatments or diets don't last without changes in diet & exercise.