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Skinny and 119 Pounds, But With the Health Hallmarks of Obesity

After coming to the United States as a college student, she saw a doctor for some bumps on her arms and was stunned to learn that they were cholesterol crystallizing from her blood. Her cholesterol level was sky high.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

As I pointed out in my book Toxic Fat, published in 2008, obesity is far more complicated than we are led to believe.  Obesity is not necessarily the problem, but the lipotoxicity it can cause will compromise the function of other organs. This current article revisits some of my observations made in Toxic Fat. The best way to reduce lipotoxicity is the reduction of insulin resistance, which starts with following an anti-inflammatory diet.


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