Fatty liver

(Gastrointestinal and Liver Center) article author : Admin

Fatty liver

Fatty liver is the accumulation of triglycerides and other fats buildup in the liver cells.

Types of Fatty Liver Disease

  • Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
  • Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (AFLD)

Signs of fatty live

  • Weakness
  • Weight loss,
  • Confuse
  • Yellow eyes and skin (Jaundice)
  • Swollen belly

Prevent of fatty liver

  • Lose weight. (Weight loss 5% of your body weight might decrease fat in the liver and weight loss 7-10% can decrease inflammation and liver injury.
  • Aerobic exercise with vigorous intensity possibly decreases fat in liver and inflammation.
  • Avoiding alcohol consumption
  • Consuming balanced diet such as limited salt intake, increase intake fruit and vegetables.
  • Decreasing consumption of high cholesterol diet such as cheese, milk, seafood, ice cream.
  • Supplement intake such as Vitamin E (to decrease liver inflammation), Vitamin B (to repair liver cell)