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Maintaining a good diet can be hard. Dr. James Simmons, a hospitalist nurse practitioner and founder of “Ask the NP,” highlights some of our favorite foods that could have a negative effect on our lifespan.

Plus, a slowing metabolism may no longer be to blame for weight gain. Dr. Simmons shares the science behind the surprising change as well as other factors that could contribute to what you see on the scale.

This segment aired on KTLA’s Off the Clock on August 26, 2021.