Fatty liver disease can fall into two categories – alcohol and non-alcohol related, and the disease as a whole affects up to 33-percent of U.S. adults “and is one of the leading contributors of liver failure,” explains Healthline.
While alcohol consumption can cause the fatty liver deposits and lower the liver’s efficiency, the non-alcohol induced version is usually associated with a poor diet and sedentary lifestyle – which is why exercise is often recommended along with dietary changes. With that in mind, here are seven tips to help keep fatty liver disease under control…
You might not associate drinking coffee with improving health conditions (too much caffeine can be a risk), but Healthline explains that studies show consumption of coffee can limit the damage from fatty liver disease compared to those who abstain from coffee.
The source explains that coffee can “lower abnormal liver enzymes” of people who are at risk of developing more serious liver disease.