The Effects of Obesity on the Immune System and Kidney and Liver Diseases

What are the effects of weight loss on natural killer cell function, our first line of immune defense against cancer, as well as kidney function and fatty liver disease? New subscribers to our e-newsletter always receive a free gift. Get yours here: https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe/ If you missed the previous videos in my series on the ABCs of obesity, see: • The Best Knee Replacement Alternative for Osteoarthritis Treatment (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-best-knee-replacement-alternative-for-osteoarthritis-treatment) • The Effects of Obesity on Back Pain, Blood Pressure, Cancer, and Diabetes (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-effects-of-obesity-on-back-pain-blood-pressure-cancer-and-diabetes) • The Effects of Obesity on Dementia, Brain Function, and Fertility (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-effects-of-obesity-on-dementia-brain-function-and-fertility) • The Effects of Obesity on Gallstones, Acid Reflux, and Cardiovascular Disease (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-effects-of-obesity-on-gallstones-acid-reflux-and-cardiovascular-disease) I continue the topic of obesity and weight with these videos: • Is the Obesity Paradox Real or a Myth? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/is-the-obesity-paradox-real-or-myth) • What’s the Ideal BMI? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/whats-the-ideal-bmi) • What’s the Ideal Waist Size? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/whats-the-ideal-waist-size) For more on the health conditions discussed in this video, see the immune function (https://nutritionfacts.org/topics/immune-function/), kidney disease (https://nutritionfacts.org/topics/kidney-disease/), and liver health (https://nutritionfacts.org/topics/liver-health/) topic pages. Have a question about this video? Leave it in the comment section at http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-effects-of-obesity-on-the-immune-system-and-kidney-and-liver-diseases and someone on the NutritionFacts.org team will try to answer it. Want to get a list of links to all the scientific sources used in this video? Click on Sources Cited at https://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-effects-of-obesity-on-the-immune-system-and-kidney-and-liver-diseases. You’ll also find a transcript and acknowledgements for the video, my blog and speaking tour schedule, and an easy way to search (by translated language even) through our videos spanning more than 2,000 health topics. If you’d rather watch these videos on YouTube, subscribe to my YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=nutritionfactsorg Thanks for watching. I hope you’ll join in the evidence-based nutrition revolution! -Michael Greger, MD FACLM Captions for this video are available in several languages; you can find yours in the video settings. https://NutritionFacts.org • Subscribe: https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe • Donate: https://nutritionfacts.org/donate • Podcast : https://nutritionfacts.org/audio • Facebook: www.facebook.com/NutritionFacts.org • Twitter: www.twitter.com/nutrition_facts • Instagram: www.instagram.com/nutrition_facts_org • Books: https://nutritionfacts.org/books • Shop: https://drgreger.org

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