Fatty Liver, NAFLD & NASH

Mindless Eating Is a Liver’s Foe

15 Jan 13th, 2012

Tackling the issue of mindless eating, these five strategies can help avert fat accumulation in the liver.

Helping a Fatty Liver with a Sweet Tooth

Aug 31st, 2011

Since sugary foods aggravate a fatty liver, consider these five strategies to reduce sweet cravings.

Homocysteine and Fatty Liver Disease

Jul 18th, 2011

Measuring homocysteine levels has potential for determining the stage of fatty liver disease. Additionally, lowering homocysteine levels could prevent a fatty liver from getting worse.

Newly Revealed Health Risk Linked to Fatty Liver Disease

May 31st, 2011

Raising the demand for colonoscopies, scientists have found a clear link between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and colon cancer.

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Fatty Liver and Stroke Awareness

Feb 3rd, 2011

New research linking fatty liver disease with stroke ups the ante for educating the public in swift stroke recognition. February is American Heart Month.

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New Research Changes the Perception of Statins and Liver Disease

Jan 12th, 2011

New research compels us to reevaluate the use of statins for individuals with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

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News Brief: Liver Hormone Linked to Insulin Resistance

Dec 28th, 2010

Of particular interest to those with a fatty liver, researchers have identified a liver hormone that is integral to insulin resistance. This discovery could lead to new therapeutic options benefiting a wide range of health conditions, including fatty liver disease.

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New Diabetes Drugs Good for Fatty Liver Too

Dec 2nd, 2010

A new class of diabetes drugs appears to help manage blood sugar levels while simultaneously benefiting those with fatty liver disease.

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Is Vitamin E Wise for Liver Health?

May 19th, 2010

New research on Vitamin E suggests that it could play a role in treating a fatty liver. However, one of Vitamin E’s characteristics does not necessarily make supplementing with it a good choice.

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Newly Discovered Fatty Liver Mechanism Supports Antioxidant Use

1 Feb 8th, 2010

Recent advances in cellular biology found a direct relationship between cellular stress and a fatty liver. Because they impact the exact mechanism forming this relationship, antioxidants are an absolute must for those with fatty liver concerns.

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Weight-Loss Shortcut Can Cause or Worsen Liver Disease

Oct 21st, 2009

Even though losing weight is the best way to reduce the risk of fatty liver disease, how you shed the pounds is crucial to your liver’s health.

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Red Wine and Fatty Liver

1 Sep 28th, 2009

The potential health benefits of drinking a daily glass of red wine now include fatty liver disease prevention. However, alcohol’s risk for inflaming liver disease prohibits endorsement of this experimental strategy.

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Psychological Tool to Reverse Fatty Liver Disease

Jul 1st, 2009

Facilitated by diet and exercise, many cases of fatty liver disease can be defeated. A strategy recruiting the mind’s creativity can make these lifestyle changes feel effortless – and help the reversal of fatty liver disease become a reality.

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Green Tea Promotes a Lean Liver

5 May 13th, 2009

A recent study was conducted on how green tea impacts a fatty liver. Discover why experts now encourage those living with fatty liver disease to make drinking this beverage a daily ritual.

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Music Helps a Fatty Liver

Dec 23rd, 2008

For individuals living with liver disease, a common goal on December 31st is to leave ill health, failed treatments and poor lifestyle choices behind while greeting the New Year with a healthier liver. New Year’s Eve represents the quintessential time to put this plan into action. By choosing a New Year’s resolution most aligned with your health goals, such as exercising regularly, you can feel good about starting the year with your best foot forward. Research shows that consistent exercise protects against fatty liver disease. Because music helps exercisers adhere to their program, it could be a great help in preventing a fatty liver.

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Fatty Liver Disease May Be an Extension of Heart Disease

Apr 11th, 2008

While fatty liver is the build-up of excess fat in liver cells, one of its origins lies in the accumulation of fat in the blood vessels outside of the liver. Since fatty liver disease could be due to high blood cholesterol and triglycerides, experts believe it may be an extension of cardiovascular disease.

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Probiotics Help Support Liver Health

Mar 15th, 2007

An imbalance of the digestive system’s delicate environment may be the underlying cause of many ailments, including fatty liver disease. Healthcare practitioners have long suspected that an abundance of certain intestinal bacteria renders its host vulnerable to disease. Discover how certain probiotics can support the liver by preventing fat accumulation in this crucial organ.

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Sleep Apnea and Your Liver

1 Jan 30th, 2007

According to the National Institutes of Health, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects more than twelve million Americans. Learn what recent medical studies have uncovered about OSA’s association with compromised liver function.

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How to Prevent a Fatty Liver

May 17th, 2006

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.

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