Mar 202017
 
Should You Detox?

Lately, we’ve had a lot of questions regarding detoxing the body. Should you? If so, why? And how? Are detoxes just a waste of money and time? Worse, could they potentially harm you? The fact of the matter is that if you have a healthy liver, you’re already “detoxing” all day long. In a basically […]

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Nov 142016
 
NAFLD? Don't Avoid Protein

Unless your physician has told you otherwise (certain conditions require limiting or eliminating certain macro food groups), protein has many benefits to a healthy diet. It can aid in weight loss by creating a sensation of fullness, keeping insulin spikes slower (v. the quick rise typically experienced with high amounts of carbohydrates at a sitting), […]

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Oct 252016
 
Testing, One, Two: The Most Common Tests for NAFLD

Here’s a piece of irony, but one which most of us have experienced: fear of medical tests can actually keep us from going to the doctor in the first place. Unfortunately, when we delay tests we really should have, our condition could be slowly progressing without or even knowing. So seeing your doctor is crucial […]

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Oct 072016
 

Those interested in losing weight and healing their bodies often uncover issues they never knew they had when it comes to food and food reactions. For example, a pre-diabetic patient who is monitoring her blood glucose level may begin to notice patterns of glucose spikes following not just certain specific foods, but food amounts and […]

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Jun 102016
 
Study Seeks to Uncover PCOS, Fatty Liver Link

Researchers agree there’s a link between polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Though not all PCOS patients will develop a fatty liver condition, enough do that some scientists are pursuing a link, and possible solution to the problem.   One study, posted to the in the World Journal of Gastroenterology 2014, […]

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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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Feb 012016
 
How Important are Carbs to Weight Loss?

“I could NEVER give up bread!” That’s often the first thing one hears (or says!) when discussing a low-carb eating plan. But do you have to? Here’s the skinny on how carbs impact weight loss and how you can incorporate the foods you love into your eating plan without sabotaging your weight – or your health. What is […]

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Jul 102013
 
Step 6: Your Future - Stayin' Alive!

It is said that the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. If you started at the first step in reversing Fatty Liver Disease and made your way through all of the steps back to a healthy, normally functioning liver … you will definitely feel proud. You should give yourself a big […]

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Jul 082013
 
Step 5: Regular Medical Follow-Ups

You have been diagnosed with Fatty Liver Disease. You’ve talked to your doctor, set up a diet and exercise plan, and set goals to follow. So what happens next, as far as medical care? Should you go home and shed the pounds, then not worry about seeing your doctor again until your next annual physical […]

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Jul 052013
 
Step 4: Losing Weight the Proper Way

If you have been told you have Fatty Liver Disease by a doctor, one thing is a certainty: You will have to lose weight if you are overweight now. Having to go on a diet and lose weight is no walk in the park for anybody. Living in today’s society has predisposed many of us […]

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