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EP 820 Is Your Liver in Trouble?

Summary: Is your liver silently storing too much fat in its cells? And if so, how dangerous is that?
Air Date: 1/3/17
Duration: 17:49
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD
Kristin-KirkpatrickWith her down-to-earth, approachable style and expert credentials, Kristin Kirkpatrick is frequently invited by the media to appear and discuss a variety of nutrition and wellness-related topics.

A regular guest on The Dr. Oz Show, she also writes columns for the Huffington Post, U.S. News and World Report online, and Cleveland Clinic Health Hub and has contributed to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Washington Post, Fitness, Self, Today’s Dietitian, Martha Stewart Whole Living, and Women’s Health magazines to name a few. She is also the nutrition advisor on the You Beauty website and sits on the advisory board for The Dr. Oz Show.

Kristin began her career in Washington, DC lobbying for Medical Nutrition Therapy reform with the American Dietetic Association’s Policy and Advocacy group. From there, she went on to become the Regional Coordinator of the NHLBI’s (National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute) Hearts N’ Parks program in Montgomery County, Maryland. While there, she designed, implemented and measured health promotion programs. Later, she returned home to Ohio where she began working at the Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Cardiovascular Genetics and entered the University of Akron’s coordinated program in Dietetics.

Today, Kristin is a licensed, Registered Dietitian in the state of Ohio and splits her time between her private consulting firm and her job at a nationally recognized hospital nearby.

Kristin holds a Masters of Science in Health Promotion Management from American University in Washington, DC, and a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from The George Washington University in Washington, DC.
  • Book Title: Skinny Liver: A Proven Program to Prevent and Reverse the New Silent Epidemic -- Fatty Liver Disease
  • Guest Twitter Account: @KristinKirkpat
EP 820 Is Your Liver in Trouble?
Is your liver silently storing too much fat in its cells? And if so, how dangerous is that?

The condition called fatty liver disease is probably more common than you think. It affects up to 1 in 3 people in the U.S.

So, even if you don't drink, this excess fat in your liver could spell trouble.

In this episode, Dr. Roizen talks with nutritionist Kristin Kirkpatrick, MD, RD, LD, author of the new book, Skinny Liver: A Proven Program to Prevent and Reverse the New Silent Epidemic -- Fatty Liver Disease.

Find out why fatty liver disease can raise your risk of heart attacks and cancer and what you should do about it. And, get a sneak peek at Skinny Liver's four-week program that can get your liver back on track.

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