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Liver Disease Risks – NAFLD

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease WHILE much is known about the damaging effects of alcohol on the liver, and indeed the body as a whole, perhaps less is known about the condition referred to as Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). Previously thought to be entirely harmless, NAFLD is estimated to affect up to one in five…

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Are you suffering from Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease?

Delete these foods from your diet According to a new study, a diet which includes high fat and high cholesterol can cause changes in the immune system and may put you at the risk of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). It is considered as a serious nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Here are some foods which you should…

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What is Fatty Liver?

Fatty Liver (Hepatic Steatosis) Fatty liver, or hepatic steatosis, is a term that describes the buildup of fat in the liver. It’s normal to have small amounts of fat in your liver, but too much can become a health problem. The liver is the second largest organ in the body. It’s responsible for a wide…

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease risk can be lowered with exercise: Study

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) risk can be lowered with exercise. NAFLD is becoming the most common form of liver disease in the Western world as rates of obesity continue to rise. NAFLD has long been associated with diabetes and obesity and there are currently no approved treatment methods for this disease. For this reason,…

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Dark chocolate may help counteract oxidative stress in fatty liver disease

Dark chocolate may help counteract oxidative stress in fatty liver disease, study finds Camille Bienvenu Mon, 05 Sep 2016 NASH is a subset condition of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), characterised by excess fat building up in the liver. NAFLD is thought to occur in at least half of patients with type 2 diabetes. In…

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Exercise beneficial in decreasing fatty liver development

Exercise beneficial in decreasing fatty liver development Varying levels of physical activity decreased the risk for developing new fatty liver and assisted in resolution of existing fatty liver within 5 years of follow up. “In short duration studies, lifestyle changes that have focused on diet and exercise modification have shown promise in decreasing liver fat…

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The one thing putting your liver at risk (HINT: It’s not alcohol)

The one thing putting your liver at risk (HINT: It’s not alcohol) By: Bel Marra Health | Liver | Saturday, March 19, 2016 – 09:30 AM Many of us still believe that alcohol, and alcohol alone, is the real threat to our livers. However, alcoholic fatty liver disease is slowly declining and giving way to…

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Study shows broccoli may offer protection against liver cancer

Study shows broccoli may offer protection against liver cancer By Stephanie Henry, University of Illinois Today at 4:26 p.m. URBANA, Ill. – Consumption of broccoli has increased in the United States over the last few decades as scientists have reported that eating the vegetable three to five times per week can lower the risk of…

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Natural Sugar May Treat Fatty Liver Disease

Natural Sugar May Treat Fatty Liver Disease By Washington University in St. Louis | March 2, 2016 Trehalose is a natural sugar found in plants and insects and consists of two glucose molecules bound together. (pixabay CC0) Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a condition closely linked to obesity, affects roughly 25 percent of people in the…

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