Feb 282017
 
Fructose and Fatty Liver

When I began my NAFLD-busting journey (as I affectionately – wait, is that aggressively? – like to call it), I quickly found that substitutions were the way to go in order to lose the weight I needed to lose while still feeling full. I substituted low glycemic index veggies for potatoes or rice, poultry for […]

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Nov 302016
 
The Link Between NALFD and Low Kidney Function - and How a Low-Fat Diet Can Help

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has been linked to various other conditions, including heart disease and Type II diabetes. Now scientists are saying NAFLD patients may be running a higher risk than the average population of inadequate kidney function. But a brand-new study, published Nov. 22, 2016, has determined that a low-fat diet may improve low […]

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Jul 272016
 
"Skinny Fat" May Not Be a Myth

“Skinny fat” is a well-known term on weight loss and fitness blogs and articles. Usually, it means a person is at what is deemed by BMI charts to be a healthy weight, yet health is not optimal. It may be that the healthy-weight individual can still “grab handfuls” (of belly), to quote one forum I […]

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Jul 132016
 
Is Light Drinking OK? Not for THESE NAFLD Patients

There’s a “non” in Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. That means drinking should be fine. Right? Not so fast, say Japanese researchers at Kumamoto University. Alcohol consumption results in a specific aldehyde, they say, which can worsen an NAFLD condition, or create one where before, liver health was apparently up to snuff – IF you’re […]

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May 172016
 
Should You Stay Away from Carbs?

We’ve addressed this issue before. But carbs remain a hot topic when it comes to weight loss and overall health. A significant percentage (but not all) of NAFLD patients, or individuals who suspect they have a fatty liver condition, are overweight according to current BMI charts. Therefore, many, many people with NAFLD work daily on […]

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