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Clinical LiverSupport Diminishes a Fatty Liver

By aiding liver health in four major areas, Clinical LiverSupport has the potential to reverse our nation’s fatty liver disease epidemic.

Unprecedented numbers of people are learning their vague health woes stem from a fatty liver. Changing your diet and engaging in regular exercise are the best ways to prevent fat accumulation in the liver – but there is more that can be done. Empowering yourself with carefully chosen nutritional supplementation can give you the extra edge for helping keep your liver lean and healthy.

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is when an abnormal amount of fat accumulates in the liver that is unrelated to drinking alcohol. Excessive alcohol consumption is a common culprit of fat accumulation in the liver, but NAFLD is on the rise. According to the American Liver Foundation, NAFLD affects up to 25 percent of people in the United States. That means that one out of every four people has this condition that makes them susceptible to a range of liver-related health problems.

NAFLD tends to develop in people who:

  • are overweight or obese
  • have diabetes or are pre-diabetic
  • have high cholesterol or high triglycerides
  • experience rapid weight loss and poor eating habits

Stages of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

In the early stage, NAFLD is only marked by the accumulation of fat in the liver. During this initial stage, known simply as steatosis, the condition is reversible. When NAFLD progresses to the next stage, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), inflammation and liver damage join the excessive fat accumulation. NASH can be serious, with the potential to cause cirrhosis, liver failure and liver cancer.

There are no medical treatments yet for NAFLD. Eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly may help prevent liver damage from starting or reverse it in the early stages.

Moreover, the natural ingredients in Clinical LiverSupport also battle a fatty liver by:

  • reducing liver inflammation   bottle_clinical_liversupport
  • improving liver function
  • promoting healthy glucose levels
  • preventing fat deposits in the liver

Clinical LiverSupport Reduces Liver Inflammation

Clinical LiverSupport is a unique, comprehensive supplement that combines 12 natural substances known to protect against a fatty liver. Four ingredients in Clinical LiverSupport that reduce liver inflammation (preventing progression from steatosis to NASH) are:

  1. Milk thistle – Silymarin (the extract of milk thistle seeds) reduces liver inflammation by inhibiting enzymes, such as 5-LOX, COX, and NFkB, that produce inflammatory cytokines and other toxic signaling molecules that contribute to liver damage.
  2. Mixed phospholipids – Research shows that mixed phospholipids are able to prevent liver disease and reduce systemic inflammation.
  3. Curcumin – A natural COX-2 inhibitor, curcumin attacks the enzymes that are responsible for inflammation and pain in the liver and entire body.
  4. Dandelion – Another COX-2 inhibitor, dandelion discourages the production of cytokine and interleukin, which are responsible for inflammation and pain.

Clinical LiverSupport Improves Liver Function

Three of the ingredients in Clinical LiverSupport that improve liver function are:

  1. Milk thistle – By helping prevent liver cell damage, aiding in detoxification and strengthening liver cells, milk thistle participates in healthy liver function in various ways.
  2. N-Acetyl L-Cysteine (NAC) – NAC is a precursor to glutathione, the body’s principal antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals and detoxifies harmful substances. NAC helps restore glutathione levels in the liver, which protects the liver from toxins so that it can function optimally.
  3. Vitamin E – A well-known antioxidant, Vitamin E helps prevent liver cell damage. A New England Journal of Medicine study found that liver function improved 43% in test subjects who supplemented with Vitamin E.

Clinical LiverSupport Promotes Healthy Glucose Levels

A primary liver function is to convert glycogen into glucose and release it into the bloodstream to normalize blood sugar levels. Three of the ingredients in Clinical LiverSupport that help promote healthy glucose levels are:

  1. Chicory – A great natural ingredient to prevent the development of diabetes, chicory helps your liver convert glycogen to glucose to promote healthy blood glucose levels.
  2. Benfotiamine – A fat-soluble form of Vitamin B1, benfotiamine helps the body utilize the glucose produced by the liver, which helps regulate blood sugar levels.
  3. Blueberry leaf – The leaf of the beloved little blue fruit, blueberry leaf also helps promote healthy glucose levels.

Clinical LiverSupport Helps Prevent Fat Deposits in Your Liver

To prevent a fatty liver and reverse steatosis, the following three ingredients in Clinical LiverSupport help prevent fat deposits in your liver:

  1. Green tea – The catechins found in green tea promote a healthy weight by inhibiting fatty deposition in the liver.
  2. Artichoke – Artichoke stimulates bile, which is used to break down fat, thus preventing fat accumulation in your liver.
  3. Beet leaf – In addition to helping remove toxins from your body, beet leaf helps to prevent fatty deposits from forming in your liver.

With the ability to reduce liver inflammation, improve liver function, promote healthy glucose levels and prevent fat deposits in your liver, Clinical LiverSupport can help a tremendous number of people keep their liver lean. Because an estimated quarter of Americans has NAFLD, adding this comprehensive supplement to a diet and exercise program may prevent the more serious stage of fatty liver disease for a significant number of people.


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Nicole Cutler, L.Ac., MTCM, Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)®

Nicole Cutler, L.Ac., MTCM is a long time advocate of integrating perspectives on health. With a Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience from the University of Rochester and a Master's degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches Institute, Nicole has been a licensed acupuncturist since 2000. She has gathered acupuncture licenses in the states of California and New York, is a certified specialist with the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, has earned diplomat status with the National Commission of Chinese and Oriental Medicine in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology and is a member of the Society for Integrative Oncology. In addition to her acupuncture practice that focuses on stress and pain relief, digestion, immunity and oncology, Nicole contributes to the integration of healthcare by writing articles for professional massage therapists and people living with liver disease.

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