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Fatty Liver

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Clinical Focus: Low-carb diets increase your risk of dying—Really? Part 1
August 23, 2018
A new Lancet study purports to demonstrate that popular low-carb diets are unhealthy and dangerous. But the study is rife with errors that call its conclusions into doubt. Plus, it’s contradicted by other previous, even-larger studies. We’ll take a deep-dive on the Lancet study’s methodological flaws, and learn why it’s a disservice to those tens of millions of sufferers of metabolic disorders worldwide, curable through carefully administered low-carb diets. Why, then, is an uncritical press so willing to swallow these conclusions hook-line-and-sinker? Click HERE for part 2.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1
May 9, 2018
NYT Science section not sold on fish oil, but highly regard osteoporosis drugs. What supplements can I take to support my joints for progressive resistance training? What type of diet and supplements should my daughter take for fatty liver? Why do you recommend Magnesium taurate over glycinate? Any remedy for aortic valve plaque? Could postmenopausal women be harmed by high iron levels? Click HERE for part 2.



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The Epidemic of Fatty Liver Disease, Part 1
May 4, 2017
Medical educator Robert Rountree, MD calls attention to a vastly under-diagnosed medical problem that afflicts up to 40% of adults and is now appearing at an alarming rate among children and adolescents. It has replaced alcoholism and infectious hepatitis as the leading cause of cirrhosis and liver failure requiring transplantation in the US. And it is highly associated with obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. How is it diagnosed? What is it about the U.S. diet that creates a "perfect storm" for fatty liver? What role does the microbiome play in fatty liver? Would prebiotics and probiotics help? Whereas there's no pharmaceutical quick fix for fatty liver despite a multi-million dollar quest for a cure, natural medicine offers a wealth of solutions: a variety of supplements and herbs have proven curative value. But are some supplements to be avoided? Click HERE for part 2.



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The Epidemic of Fatty Liver Disease, Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with medical educator Robert Rountree, MD who calls attention to a vastly under-diagnosed medical problem that afflicts up to 40% of adults and is now appearing at an alarming rate among children and adolescents. Click HERE for part 1.



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