You’ve probably heard that drinking moderate amounts of alcohol has many health benefits. Most research I’ve seen has focused on wine. It’s now well accepted that red wine can help your heart. But other alcoholic beverages have health benefits, too. Red wine has been the subject of more studies than any other alcoholic beverage. We [...]
The Super Bowl is a truly American tradition that brings families and friends together for a day of good fun and good food. And good beer. Many of the low-carb diets claim that beer has a high-glycemic index and will make you fat. But that’s not necessarily true. I’ll show you why this claim is [...]
Most of my patients figure as long as they don’t overuse alcohol or drugs, their liver is safe.
But alcohol isn’t your biggest worry.
If you’re overweight, your liver is in real trouble.
Evidence suggests that alcohol contributes to only 6% of liver damage. The much higher risk factor for liver damage is obesity. It alone contributes to 52% of liver disease…