The liver is intimately involved with the manufacture, use and dysfunction associated with cholesterol. Refresh your familiarity with cholesterol’s components and aim for their desired numeric values, to provide your liver with the best ratios to work with.
An estimated 33 percent of Americans are affected by nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Experts are becoming increasingly convinced of the solid link between a fatty liver and insulin resistance. Learn about the implications and subsequent hope lying beyond this connection.
Just as the environment adjusts to each seasonal change, so does the human body. The liver is activated in the spring, providing us the opportune time to enhance this organ’s health. Learn why the spring release of stored emotions is a powerful way to support the liver.
A commonly prescribed medicinal plant, milk thistle’s protective properties to the liver have been supported by hundreds of research studies around the world. This recent article discusses one such study involving the milk thistle extract, Silybin Phytosome® and its ability to prevent the hardening of the liver, a potential effect of liver disease.
Precisely balanced protein, carbohydrate and fat intake ratios are essential when battling liver disease. While popular diets are marketed as the supreme path to health and weight loss, learn why a physician-directed diet is the best plan for managing liver disease.
Even after being diagnosed, many people with liver disease remain faithful smokers. Learn exactly how smoking cigarettes affects an already compromised liver.