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Fatty Liver Diet Food List
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I have fatty liver from obesity. I have been dieting and exercising. I don't want to damage my liver more but would it hurt to eat non diet food once in a while?
Have you lost weight: The best thing you can do for yourself is to change your lifestyle.....Not just go on a "diet". I don't know what you mean by "diet foods", but I think you are craving the "non-diet" foods because you have not found food that you like which are also healthy. Once you find these....You will rarely crave "non-diet" foods. See my website for more info: www. Jhsurgery. Com. ...Read more
I am 40 year. Height 5.3 feet. Weight 80 kg. I hv fatty liver. For reduce fat, please suggest me a diet chart for quick fat remove. Which food reduce fat?
No quick way: There is no quick way to remove /lose at. You will benefit from a diet with no dairy, no gluten and more fresh fruits and veggies. Reduce meat. Eliminate fried foods and see an acupuncturist / chinese medicine practitioner. They have herbal formulas that can help your fatty liver. ...Read more
M 28.All fast food diet, ALT turned up 135, mildly fatty liver in ultrasound, had silymarin for 2 wks, alt=113, after 2 more wks, ALT 175! no hep b, c?
Elevated LFT's: If you continued your fast food diet but expected milk thistle to correct the effects on your liver, you now have evidence that this didn't work. There could also be problems with the preparation you used, as some have been associated with elevations in alt. Http://tinyurl. Com/krz5efy drinking alcohol heavily or large quantities of liver-affecting medications like tylenol (acetaminophen) could cause this too. ...Read more
I had colitis, Elev Bili & mild fatty liver since April mid. I took Low Fat, OK On Curb & med protein diet. No meat or greasy/junk food outside, No alch/soda. I'v lost 13lbs (218->205) till Aug 21st. Since Mon, I got bad stool & lost 3 lbs. Major illness?
Get checked by a GI: Colitis and elevated bilirubin can be a sign of primary sclerosing cholangitis especially if your colitis is chronic. Large majority of patients with PSC have ulcerative colitis. Though not all patients with ulcerative colitis have PSC. Since all the facts of your case are not available it's best to see a specialist to determine the answer to your question. I am concerned by the weight loss ...Read more
Usually yes; ask Dr.: A person with mild fatty liver likely has gotten extra fat in most other places in the body, and probably is eating more sugar and plain carbs than he should be. First of all, exercise, weight loss, and a low sugar and low carbs diet can help. He should also work with his primary care doctor to see if he needs medication or further testing, as there can be other problems, such as high cholesterol. ...Read more
Good Eating: The major thing you want to stay away from is alcohol. Also if you are a diabetic you need to follow the nutrition plan you have with your physician. Try to limit you fat and sugar intake. Fatty liver is reversible and keeping a healthy diet along with removing alcohol will aid in this. ...Read more
Low fat; lose weight: Distinguish fatty liver (steatosis) from fatty liver with abnormal liver tests (steatohepatitis). Best to start with a weight loss diet based on calorie and fat restriction, avoid alcohol, control diabetes & cholesterol (if present). Your doctor will likely want to monitor your labwork, image the liver & rule out all conditions that promote steatosis. ...Read more
Yes, Low carb diet:
Can be dangerous. Fatty liver disease is caused by excess simple carbs, esp. High fructose corn syrup, other sugars and grains, as well as trans fats in fried foods. Avoid sugars/starches; emphasize veggies and quality proteins. Weight loss, exercise, fish or flax oil, Vit D3 and natural E with mixed tocopherols help. See http://tinyurl. Com/z27lbpj,
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I found out in mar I had fatty liver changed diet and have lost 62 lbs. I have been cheating lately and still losing. Could be unexplained? ?
How much cheating?: "cheating" on a diet doesn't mean that you've gone back to all of your bad habits and are eating the same volume or the same calories as before. You should try counting calories. You may have eliminated some of the hormone pattern causing fatty liver. If you remain concerned about the weight, see a doctor for a physical and routine cancer screenings. ...Read more
Diagnosed with fatty liver (no details, except diffuse, not enlarged/infla. All function tests normal. Is the outlook good with changed diet/exercise?
I am losing about ten lbs a month. I found out I have fatty liver in march and I changed my diet. I do exercise some. Does that warrant losin that much weight? Or could it be something more serious... : (
Maybe nothing: If you're not having any symptoms, (the vast majority of patients with gallstones do not,) you do not need a special diet. Now, if you begin to have symptoms (bloating, dyspepsia, nausea, right upper quadrant or right upper back pain,) then a lower fat diet may reduce your symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more
Had or have?: Fatty liver can be big droplets of fat (macrosteatosis) - likely to respond to diet at least in the first instance for most - or small droplets (microsteatosis) caused by medications, for example. Diet will not improve the latter. If the diagnosis has 'only' been made on ultrasound, be wary, as us only detects sound wave reflections; early cirrhosis (no alcohol necessary) can mimic. See liver md. ...Read more
Weight loss...: Fatty liver disease is most often a consequence of the foods we eat and being overweight. There is no specific treatment for fatty liver. If your bmi is > 24, losing weight will result in improvement in ast/alt and reduction of fat in the liver. As the liver returns to a more normal size the pain should go away. Good luck! ...Read more
Lose weight: Chances are that you are overweight. The best diet is one that you can maintain, and will allow you to gradually lose weight by eating fewer calories. Most people will find that restricting carbohydrates and starches in their diet will be the most successful way. You might look at the South Beach diet, Sugar busters, or Zone diets. Atkins diet is difficult to maintain over the long run. ...Read more
Fatty liver.: Those with a fatty liver should generally limit fat intake, limit alcohol intake and lose weight (if there's weight to lose) via proper diet and regular exercise. That being said, it would be OK to treat yourself to a fatty meal every once in a while, meaning once a week or two. Realize that all meals will have some fat in them, so it's not like you're completely avoiding fat otherwise. ...Read more
With fatty liver disease and a clean diet with exercise, is it okay to eat out once a month or so? Or is that dangerous?
Hi I have fatty liver what medicine should I take doing excersize not losing weight and I am on serious diet as well thanks?
Get hard-core: I trust hepatitis c and wilson's have been ruled out (wilson's is tricky). If you exercise really hard and diet really seriously, you're going to lose weight and get buffed. This is the best thing for your liver, and a wonderful gift for yourself as well. Your physician can advise you about medicine, and there are some natural / holistic remedies worth investigating. ...Read more
I have lost 50 lbs since march by walking a mile a day and changing diet I am concerned my fatty liver is getting worse. Seems like the lbs keep falling off is this normal?
Been here before?: Your name is familiar. Trying to lose that much weight this fast? A mile a day is good for about 140-200 calories a day; roughly 3500 calories to the pound-that's a lot of walking. Cut out and/or spend 500 calories/day, lose about 1.5 pounds/wk. With wt loss the fatty liver should get better-smaller, more normal lab results. If weight is lost involuntarily, it could be problem follow up w/md (. ...Read more
Eat Healthy: There are no specific foods to get rid of fatty liver. However, the fat responds to a healthy well balanced diet with exercise. If you are overweight, weight loss is key to help the liver decrease fat accumulations. If you have diabetes or elevated cholesterol, it is important to control them as well. ...Read more
Modify lifestyle: Fatty liver occurs thru delivery of dietary fat/fatty acids to liver, excess carbohydrate, impaired export of triglyceride from liver cells, & augmented trigylceride production. Fix it by controlling diabetes, obesity, cholesterol, & avoid alcohol. Gallstones (usually cholesterol) are less diet responsive, but low fiber, high refined carbohydrate diets are associated; vegetarians get fewer stones. ...Read more
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more