Research links red meat intake, gut microbiome, and cardiovascular disease in older adults

Does eating more meat—especially red meat and processed meat—raise the risk of cardiovascular disease, and if so, why? Despite intense study, the impact of animal source foods on atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) is vigorously debated, and the mechanisms underlying potential effects of animal proteins remain unclear. Understanding the impacts of meat consumption is particularly important […]

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Do your hands look like this? Warning symptom of liver disease includes red palms

Too much fat in the liver may cause inflammation and scarring, which can cause cirrhosis, preventing this hardworking organ from doing its job. Liver failure can affect many of your body’s organs. Acute liver failure can cause such complications as infection, electrolyte deficiencies and bleeding. Without treatment, both acute and chronic liver failure may eventually […]

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