Weight Loss Tips from the Asian Diet Expert

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Summary: Cathy Margolin, author and Doctor of Oriental Medicine, shares her best weight loss tips... the Asian way.While raising two children and coping with her parents' health challenges, Cathy Margolin became frustrated with Western medicine's lack of preventative care. She turned to Alternative and Complementary Medicine therapies such as herbal medicine, acupuncture, healthy foods and nutrition. One particular area that Margolin is interested in, in regards to preventative care, is obesity. Obesity is rampant in the USA, with about one-third of adults affected. Obviously, this is a problem. The health risks of obesity run the gamut from diabetes to heart problems. Alternately, in the Asian nations of Japan, Korea and China, obesity rates are among lowest in the world and dramatically less than in the U.S. Margolin is an expert on the Asian Diet, which is similar but healthier than the Mediterranean Diet and superior to the Western Diet that has caused such high obesity levels. In this segment, she joins Dr. Friedman to discuss sensible, practical tips for a healthy diet... the Asian way. Don't miss this eye-opening interview.