Obesity has become an international medical pandemic. Along with the incredible weight gain, obese people are far more susceptible to developing serious medical conditions. One such condition is nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, which is estimated to affect 64 million people … Read More
Fatty liver is just what it sounds like: a build-up of fat in the liver. The medical term for fatty liver is steatosis. While a small quantity of fat is considered normal, if more than five to ten percent of… Read More
High-calorie diet, not sugar intake, promotes the progression of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to research findings. The researchers conducted a double-blind study of healthy but centrally overweight men to compare the effects of two types of sugar –… Read More
Needless to say, your liver gets hit pretty hard during the holiday season. Even though Christmas and New Year’s are one day events, you begin attending holiday parties and double-booking yourself every weekend as early as November. We all love… Read More
We know that alcoholic liver disease stems from chronic drinking, but researchers have now found it can also affect the liver’s circadian clock.
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham found levels of proteins part of mitochondrial function and… Read More