4 Simple and effective tips to prevent fatty liver disease

While fatty liver disease may not manifest any symptoms, it is still an alarming condition for it can develop into serious health problems like cirrhosis and liver cancer

4 Simple and effective tips to prevent fatty liver diseaseLiver 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 […]

Healthy eating habits tied to reduced risk of developing liver disease

People who make an effort to improve their diet may be more likely to have less fat in their livers and a lower risk of liver disease than individuals who stick to unhealthy eating habits, a U.S. study suggests

Healthy eating habits tied to reduced risk of developing liver diseaseResearchers focused on what’s known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFDL), which is usually associated with obesity and certain eating habits. While dietary changes are recommended to treat this type of liver disease, research to date hasn’t clearly demonstrated whether these changes can work for prevention. For the current study, researchers examined data from dietary […]

Rising incidence of fatty liver disease affects 1/3rd of India’s population

A 22-year-old man treated for fatty liver, and donated part of his liver to his father. Out of 4,862 patients, who visited the Liver Clinic at Global Hospital in 2018, around 17.2% of patients had fatty liver disease. The hospital has launched a comprehensive Fatty Liver Program with a structured diet exercise and medication regime for dealing with fatty liver disease

Rising incidence of fatty liver disease affects 1/3rd of India’s populationFatty liver is a condition, caused by the accumulation of excess fat within the liver cells. It affects the 1/3rd of India’s population and is the leading cause of liver disease. It can be reversed with diet and exercise if detected on time, but a focused effort is needed to manage it. A team of […]

Excess meat consumption tied to higher risk of liver disease, finds study

People who eat a lot of animal protein may be more likely to have excessive fat in their livers and a higher risk of liver disease than individuals whose main source of protein is vegetables, a Dutch study suggests

Excess meat consumption tied to higher risk of liver disease, finds studyWhile dietary changes are recommended to treat this type of liver disease, research to date hasn’t clearly demonstrated whether these changes can work for prevention. Researchers focused on what’s known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which is usually associated with obesity and certain eating habits. Overweight people who ate the most animal protein were […]

Follow this diet to get rid of ‘fatty liver’

Swati Bhushan, Chief Clinical Nutritionist, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, shares how one can get rid of fatty liver by following a few simple steps

Follow this diet to get rid of ‘fatty liver’We often munch on unhealthy food not realising that that food overtaxes our liver and potentially result in a condition called ‘Fatty Liver.’ Here are some dietary measures that would help prevent and treat our damaged liver, thus, making it work at its optimum level. Cut down on food toxins Reduce the intake of food […]

Hepatitis awareness: Here’s what you need to know

Viral hepatitis has been recognised as a serious public health problem in India by the World Health Organisation (WHO) with over 50 million people infected with chronic hepatitis in the country

Hepatitis awareness: Here’s what you need to knowQ. Does sedentary lifestyle cause hepatitis? A. Yes, poor eating habits, lack of exercise can lead to hepatitis. It is the sedentary lifestyle that leads to build up of fat in the liver, which is 5 to 10 per cent more than normal. But, if timely diagnosis and treatment occurs the condition can be reversed. Following […]

Obesity major contributor to liver failure disease

Fatty liver is an accumulation of fat in the liver. Obesity is the biggest cause of fatty liver. This is especially true in urban cities like Mumbai. With majority of Mumbaikars following unhealthy lifestyle and junk food eating habit, doctors say non-alcoholic fatty liver related liver failure is on a rise and obesity is the reason for it

Obesity major contributor to liver failure diseaseObesity is a major contributor to liver failure disease, say experts. With majority of Mumbaikars following unhealthy lifestyle and having junk food eating habits, doctors say non-alcoholic fatty liver related liver failure is on a rise and obesity is the reason for it. Dr Samir Shah, Head of the Hepatology, Liver Intensive Care and Transplant […]

Consumption of meat along with obesity may increase risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

The results from this study demonstrate that animal protein is associated with NAFLD in overweight elderly people. This is in line with a recently proposed hypothesis that a Western-style diet, rich in animal proteins and refined food items, may cause low-grade disturbances to the body homeostasis, glucose metabolism, and acid-based balance

Consumption of meat along with obesity may increase risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver diseaseNon-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a serious condition and a growing concern in Western societies. A recent, large-scale study finds an increase in risk with the consumption of animal protein. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), as the name suggests, is a build-up of fat in the cells of the liver that is not related to […]

World Liver Day: Spreading awareness about liver disease and liver cancer

Patients with liver disease suffer from many disabling symptoms and also have a high risk of death due to the disease. Patients with liver failure may need a liver transplant to save their lives, which is a very major surgery

World Liver Day: Spreading awareness about liver disease and liver cancerApril is the month chosen to spread awareness regarding liver disease and April 19 is celebrated as World Liver Day. Liver disease is increasing and is one of the most common diseases in the world. Figures by the World Health Organization (WHO) attribute more than 2 lakh deaths in India due to liver disease every […]