Multiple Sclerosis May Be Driven By Toxic, Aggresive Brain Cells: Study
January 27, 2017
Omaha runner will run 166 miles, hopes to inspire others with multiple sclerosis
January 30, 2017
Show all

How a single high-fat meal affects liver metabolism

High-fat diets can harm the liver.

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), as the name suggests, is a condition in which excess fat is stored in the liver of an individual who drinks little or no alcohol.

Marked by liver inflammation, NAFLD most commonly affects people in their 40s and 50s, and especially those who are obese. It can cause scarring of the liver and permanent damage. At its worst, it can lead to liver failure.

NAFLD is primarily characterized by an increased buildup of fat in the liver, and this buildup is often accompanied by insulin resistance, thereby increasing the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Read full article: How a single high-fat meal affects liver metabolism – Medical News Today

Read Full Article: How a single high-fat meal affects liver metabolism – Medical News Today

The health and medical information on our website is not intended to take the place of advice or treatment from health care professionals. It is also not intended to substitute for the users’ relationships with their own health care/pharmaceutical providers.

Comments are closed.