Metabolic Disorders Resource Center

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Mediterranean Diet: Reversing Metabolic Syndrome?

Following the Mediterranean diet may help reverse metabolic syndrome.

Extra Pounds May Speed Liver Aging

Extra pounds cause the liver to age faster, potentially explaining why obesity is linked to diseases like liver cancer and insulin resistance.

Parent Behavior at the Dinner Table

Positive, calm, and friendly family meals might help a child avoid becoming overweight or obese.

Sit and Slim II Hidden Ingredients

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers to not buy or use Sit and Slim II, a product promoted and sold for weight loss.

Obesity May Hinder "Good Fat" Conversion

The conversion of white adipose tissue (WAT) to beige fat as a biological response to cold temperatures may be hindered in overweight individuals.

Five Healthy Habits to Cut CRC

A few healthy habits could reduce the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC).

AACE/ACE: "Obesity is a Chronic Disease"

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) announced the publication of its position statement that describes its framework for a new diagnosis of obesity as a chronic disease.

Skirt Size and Breast Cancer Risk?

For each increase in skirt size every 10 years, the risk of developing breast cancer after menopause could increase by 33% according to research published online September 24 in BMJ Open.

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