Lack of red meat tied to depression?
Dr. Samadi weighs in
- Duration 3:23
- Date Mar 27, 2012
Dr. Samadi weighs in
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-- we always hear about how it's healthier to cut back on eating red meat but I.
And I'm study says it's not so -- -- punches and it could well because you don't read me -- quite awhile yup so could giving up steaks and burgers I love actually give you the red -- blue -- -- I know -- wrong again to -- -- They didn't explain and doctor David somebody actually you can't find a more uplifting -- -- -- what do you think about this study.
Doesn't look like -- depressed auto giant doesn't make much of his sense in which is exactly this study.
It's observational study they looked at a thousand women and what they said is that if you really cut out the red meat you are -- more.
Chance of being depressed.
Or have anxiety on the other hand if you eat too much red means.
You're gonna have the same kind of -- -- so what they're saying is.
That the right amount of -- that you're going to have is -- size of this because deck of cards and this is what you need just a portion of red meat that you should have.
Twice a week and you're all set so there's a narrow window up on what's meet you -- to that I won't make too much out of this study I think he's just observational study.
And we just presented that to the about two weeks ago a very good study that if you are having too much red meat.
The risk of dying and death is up what 12%.
So what I recommend is moderation is a key.
It's okay don't have the marble -- try to get rid of the fat absolutely -- low fat but it's okay to have two servings in a week and you beset looks like to use and depression excuse yeah.
Let's move on to this next study because this is really important in America right now with a lot of people battling obesity.
It turns out that weight loss surgery cuts your blood sugar more than actually eating healthy diet and combining that with certain drugs would -- make of it.
Well Gretchen cook we have a major epidemic in this country over a third of the country are obese which has led to diabetes.
Uncontrolled diabetes needs to heart disease and stroke so we have a real crisis in this country when it comes to this.
In the past medical treatment and -- surgery has been a big debate that now we see a great study new -- -- medicine.
Even though it's a small series -- -- 150 patients when they did was they -- -- surgery route would nurses medical treatment.
In this surgical group they end up having a much better result -- controlling the diabetes.
They've lost their way and they were able to bring their sugar level weighed down which was a great great findings.
Does that mean that every obese patient was listening to program should jump on the surgical went absolutely not unique to talk to a doctor and see if you're a candidate.
These surgeries what they call them sleep very minimally invasive procedures they kind of sort of narrow -- down to size of the -- -- you're not gonna -- that's hungry.
And it's -- first step to really get you back.
To be able to exercise if you have someone would be very high body mass index someone who is 3040500.
You can't possibly ask them to go to the -- start working out.
It affects their joints -- the fix their body of affects our hearts that this would be a way.
Too caught their -- the way in preparation for medical treatments had a change of lifestyle so it's a great step and then we're fortunate that we have this kind of stuff.
It also pushes the insurance companies to really start looking at this as a real therapies that's a big point.
Very important study doctors might thanks so much how great it is going to address fire up the -- get my little cup rectangle what the meat.
That's still had --