In this video, Dr. Galati takes a look at an ultra-processed food we are all familiar with. Chef Boyardee products have been around for decades. Despite the advertising claims, these are ultra-processed foods, unhealthy for you. High in dietary sodium, besides a rare treat, these should never be eaten on any sort of regular basis. Take a look at the video and share with your friends and family. Our goal: consuming a diet of whole foods and fresh fruits and vegetables.
DR. GALATI EXPLAINS ACETAMINOPHEN LIVER TOXICITY. During the holiday season, we see inadvertent acetaminophen toxicity. Acetaminophen, also known as Tylenol, is generally a safe analgesic medicine to take. The toxicity of acetaminophen is increased significantly when it is consumed with alcohol, or more than the recommended 3,000 mg/day of Tylenol is taken. During the holiday season, with the increase in parties and celebrations, many will pre medicate themselves with Tylenol before, during, and after a party to combat a hangover. Unfortunately, the mixing of alcohol plus acetaminophen increases the risk of liver toxicity. The other problem this time of the year, more in relation to the flu season, is that there will be self-medication with over-the-counter cough, cold, flu, runny nose preparations that we're all familiar with. Many of these contain acetaminophen as a pain reliever but they're not …
Our latest blog post discusses the value of the home cooked family meal. The value for the adults in the household, as well as children, cannot be argued. Not only is everyones health improved and obesity is curbed, the academic and emotional health of children is improved. Who doesn't want this for their children and grandchildren?
This past week on the radio, Dr. Galati interviewed Lauren Mahesri, Registered Dietitian at Liver Specialists of Texas. We discussed the FODMAP diet, why it is useful for patients who have problems with gas and bloating, and the foods to avoid. Take a listed to the podcast for all the details.
Patients who have fatty liver are at risk for stroke. Diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, and elevated cholesterol are all risk factors for fatty liver, as well as stroke. Understanding your risk factors, and knowing what you can do to reduce these risks is most important. Take a listen to Dr. Galati's latest podcast episode.
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The month of October is Health Literacy Month. Understanding your medical therapy, how to communicate with your physician team, and being a good consumer is vital to your own wellness. Dr. Joe Galati outlines a few features of health literacy during a recent radio sement.
This past week, Dr. Galati was interviewed by Frank Morano, host of The Other Side of Mindnight. The program originates out of NYC on 77WABC. Frank was asking questions about obesity, fatty liver, and discussing Dr. Galati's book. Posted below is the full interview broadcast, and a little extra info provided by Dr. Galati. Make sure you subscribe to the podcast so you don't miss a single episode.
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Our team at Liver Specialists of Texas has put together this comprehensive fiber guide. It outlines a strategy to make sure you are getting the required fiber you need every day. Click here to download your copy.