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Fat doctors 'should be struck off for setting a bad example to their obese patients', weight-loss expert tells NHS chief

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TV presenter Steve Miller says doctors should face annual weight tests Fat doctors should be sacked and forced to lose weight to return to work   Patients do not take advice about weight loss seriously if it comes from a doctor the 'size of a sumo wrestler', he said  Has written to NHS chief executive Simon Stevens asking him to 'get tough' on obese GPs who set a poor example for patients Overweight doctors should be struck off and banned from practising on the NHS, a weight-loss expert. Steve Miller, presenter of the TV show Fat Families, told MailOnline family...

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Every Body NEEDS Fish Oil.

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The omega-3 fatty acids contained in fatty fish provide potentially dozens of important health benefits, such as helping to control blood clotting and building brain cells. As important as these nutrients are, your body doesn't naturally produce omega-3s—you need to provide them in the food you eat. Fish oil is known to support heart health by reducing triglyceride's (unhealthy fat in the blood). It may also reduce symptoms of asthma, ADHD, obesity, kidney disease, menstrual pain, osteoporosis, psoriasis, dry eyes, mental illness, and a host of other illnesses. But too much fish oil can produce undesirable side effects and increase...

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Omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil can slow or reverse nerve damage from diabetes.

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Approximately 50 percent of patients with diabetes suffer from nerve damage, or neuropathy. No cure exists, and the most effective treatment, keeping blood sugar in control, only slows neuropathy. A new study in the Journal of Neurophysiology, however, introduces a new alternative, omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil. The study shows that fish oil supplements can restore the condition of nerves damaged from diabetes in mice.   "Diabetic neuropathy is a very costly and debilitating complication of diabetes. It is the leading cause of foot ulcers and nontrauma-related amputations, and the impact of diabetic neuropathy on the patient and...

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