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What causes fatty liver?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Obesity/bad fat

Obesity is the main cause of fatty liver disease which is now #1 liver illness in america.
Excessive food, especially fats causes obesity and thus fatty liver disease. It is reversible if no cirrhosis yet. So, if u have been told so, wt loss, minimize alcohol, avoid drugs will reverse the fatty liver. Live healthy, live well, live long. Consult doc. Good luck.

In brief: Obesity/bad fat

Obesity is the main cause of fatty liver disease which is now #1 liver illness in america.
Excessive food, especially fats causes obesity and thus fatty liver disease. It is reversible if no cirrhosis yet. So, if u have been told so, wt loss, minimize alcohol, avoid drugs will reverse the fatty liver. Live healthy, live well, live long. Consult doc. Good luck.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Yes, fat within the liver is fat. But the fat is not a result of eating fats (long promoted; very misleading & unhealthy myth). Study my answer below. As water based creatures, these basic physiology principles alway apply; always work. High triglycerides from liver conversion of sugars into triglyceride fats for storage (transported by the lipoproteins) will plummet & fatty liver will reverse.
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: IngestedCarbs & Etoh

Body ability to store sugar is low & sugar used, in small amts, before fats.
Sugar (ie. All carbs) in food (beyond low ongoing needs) quickly converted by liver into fat & if liver unable to export fat fast enough; fatty liver results. Thus reduce carb intake, including fruit, so liver can convert fat back to sugar & ketones (quite healthy). Study dietdoctor, taubes, lusting, attia, fatheadmovie.

In brief: IngestedCarbs & Etoh

Body ability to store sugar is low & sugar used, in small amts, before fats.
Sugar (ie. All carbs) in food (beyond low ongoing needs) quickly converted by liver into fat & if liver unable to export fat fast enough; fatty liver results. Thus reduce carb intake, including fruit, so liver can convert fat back to sugar & ketones (quite healthy). Study dietdoctor, taubes, lusting, attia, fatheadmovie.
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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