4 Simple and effective tips to prevent fatty liver disease

Liver is one of the vital organs in the body, for it performs very important functions such as storing energy, helping food digestion and removing toxins from circulation. When extra fat builds up in the liver, the organ develops the condition and suffers certain problems in the long run. Fortunately, Dr Axe has shared some […]

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Eating green leafy vegetables can help protect your liver

A larger portion of green leafy vegetables in the diet may reduce the risk of developing liver steatosis, or fatty liver. In a study published in PNAS researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden show how a larger intake of inorganic nitrate, which occurs naturally in many types of vegetable, reduces accumulation of fat in the […]

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Poor oral health linked to a 75% increase in liver cancer risk, new study finds

Models were applied to estimate the relationship between cancer risk and self-reported oral health conditions, such as painful or bleeding gums, mouth ulcers and loose teeth. Whilst no significant associations were observed on the risk of the majority gastrointestinal cancers and poor oral health, a substantial link was found for hepatobiliary cancer. “Poor oral health […]

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People with type 2 diabetes are at a high risk of deadly liver disease

The study of 18 million people across Europe also suggests the people living with type 2 diabetes are at particular risk of this ‘silent disease’ and should be monitored closely to prevent life-threatening disease progression. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) affects up to a quarter of people in the West and is the most common […]

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Is your liver failing you? 6 signs to watch out for

Salesman selling bogus health products (like juice cleanses) love to talk about all the “toxins” in your body—toxins their products will supposedly remove. But sit down with a doctor, and she’ll tell you your body already has a built-in, ultra-effective toxin remover: your liver. Your liver not only acts as a filter for your blood, […]

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All you need to know about non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Some people with NAFLD may have a more serious condition named non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). In NASH, fat accumulation is associated with liver cell inflammation and different degrees of scarring. NASH is a potentially serious condition that may lead to severe liver scarring and cirrhosis. Cirrhosis occurs when the liver sustains substantial damage, and the liver […]

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