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Fatty Liver Disease

The One 'Crazy' Thing All Nutritionists Agree Is a Good Idea

Posted 01.29.2014 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul For every person recommending some new health fix, there's another person telling you to try the opposite. Here's one area where ev...

Do You Have a Fatty Liver? 90 Million Americans Do!

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

The most common disease in America is something you probably never heard of, but it affects 90 million Americans and is a major risk factor for diabetes, heart attacks, and even cancer.

Shocking Number Of American Children Have This Major Disease

Newser | Posted 09.10.2013 | Healthy Living

Huge numbers of American children have a liver disease that used to be seen mainly among adult alcoholics—and most of them don't know it, researcher...

Obesity and Liver Disease in the Hispanic Community

Michael Goran | Posted 11.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Goran

Public health officials also have a role to play. They should culturally tailor educational programs for the Hispanic community about the dangers of overconsumption of sugar and high fructose corn syrup in particular.

Day Six: Is Obesity an Infectious Disease?

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

New findings suggest that obesity and liver disease can be caused by proteins that change microbe populations in the stomach, according to a study published in the February 2012 issue of the journal Nature.

What's the Big Deal About a Fatty Liver?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 02.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

When you see that "fatty liver" diagnosis on your ultrasound report, see it as an indication that you need to make sure your cholesterol and sugar levels are okay and that you keep your weight and lifestyle as healthy as possible.

Vitamin E Shows Promise For Treating Liver Disease

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES — People with a common, obesity-related liver disease that has no known treatment got a surprising benefit from vitamin E pills, res...