Health & Medicine

September 11, 2015 1:00 AM

Drs. Oz and Roizen: Being undernourished can pack on pounds

Actor Jack O’Connell went on a 700-calorie-a-day diet to portray the emaciated prisoner of war Olympian Louis Zamperini in Angelina Jolie’s movie “Unbroken.” In the short term, he could get away with it, but it’s no surprise that in the long term, robbing the body of essential nutrients can trigger metabolic problems, hormone disruptions and immune system challenges.

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