NAFLD

Treat Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Naturally

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease or NAFLD occurs when the liver begins to fill up with fat in patients who rarely drink. It is fairly common and is often present without any symptoms or complications. It is most often seen in people who are over weight. Even though it rarely causes problems and complications, it is still important to treat it as quickly as possible as it can lead to severe scarring and eventually liver failure if it is allowed to progress unchecked.

 

How do I know if I have NAFLD?

  • Weight gain in the abdominal area
  • Inability to lose weight
  • Elevated cholesterol
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Overheating of the body
  • Excessive sweating
  • Red, itchy eyes
  • Discomfort in the liver area

 

How do I prevent NAFLD?

  • Avoid processed foods, sodas, sports drinks, junk foods and trans fats.
  • Avoid foods made with corn syrup and high fructose corn syrup.
  • Maintain a healthy weight.
  • Avoid excessive alcohol consumption.
  • Regularly cleanse your body.
  • Get plenty of antioxidants to boost liver health.

 

How can I treat NAFLD?

  • Milk Thistle can be taken to help repair liver cell damage.
  • Decrease your carb intake to take some of the stress off the liver.
  • Avoid alcohol.
  • Increase your intake of vegetables, good proteins, and healthy fats.
  • Drink vegetable juice to help pump up the liver.
  • Exercise regularly.
  • Avoid dairy products that are high in fats as they can compound the problem.
  • Goldenseal, dandelion and barberry help to cleanse the liver and restore proper liver function.
  • Green tea can help to flush out toxins making the livers’ job easier.
  • Soy proteins may help to reduce the amount of fat accumulated in the liver.
  • Take extra vitamin E to help reduce liver stress.
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