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Fatty Liver Disease

Protect Your Liver

January 22, 2019

Hepatitis isn’t the big cause of liver disease anymore—poor diet is. Worst of all, symptoms may be silent. Fatty liver disease rates are rising amongst both American adults and children. Diets high in added sugars and fat are silently fueling fatty liver disease. Fatty liver disease raises the risk for heart problems, type-2 diabetes, and […]

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Even Better for Your Liver

September 5, 2016

There are already a bunch of studies touting the benefits of curcumin (found in the spice turmeric)—it’s a powerful antioxidant with many benefits, and getting some into our daily diet is a great way to get them. One organ in particular seems to really benefit: the liver. Past studies have tied Curcumin to lower/better cholesterol, […]

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Americans can party hard, especially on the 4th of July, when brats, burgers, fireworks, and a hot summer sun practically beg for a beer. But you might feel some concern for your liver the next day—especially if you overindulge! So here’s how to navigate an alcohol-heavy holiday: -If you like drinking, it’s best to do […]

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Doctors are seeing a shocking amount of cases of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and a corresponding increase in liver transplants. The reason? Obesity. Those extra pounds are quickly turning livers into a huge health issue—fatty liver disease (besides affecting how livers function, and in severe cases leading to failure and transplant) is strongly associated with […]

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Research has found a new way to help treat fatty liver disease—and it validates a centuries old alternative treatment! Two chemicals—bear bile acid and a common human bile acid—prevent the liver from absorbing more fat. Bear bile acid is used in Chinese medicine to treat liver disorders, meaning this research is one of the rare […]

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