Metabolic Disorders Resource Center

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Pizza, a Pediatric Problem

1 in 5 young children and nearly 1 in 4 teens ate pizza for a meal or snack on any given day in 2009–2010.

Green Tea Benefits in Obese Adults

For patients who are overweight or obese, the use of green tea extract supplementation may produce a small, but significant, reduction in blood pressure.

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.

Being Sedentary Worse than Obesity?

Being sedentary may be twice as deadly as being obese, a new study suggests.

Parent Behavior at the Dinner Table

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

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.

Mediterranean Diet: Reversing Metabolic Syndrome?

Following the Mediterranean diet may help reverse metabolic syndrome.

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.

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