129: What to Do About Fatty Liver
An estimated 70 million Americans have fatty liver disease, and the strongest predictors are obesity and type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
The lab I worked in when I completed my PhD specialized in fatty liver disease, so I did a lot of research on this and have published some papers on it.
Here’s my recommended fix, which I call the “choline-boosting modified fast.” It focuses on weight loss that is as rapid as the person can handle, but no more rapid; using the foods least likely to contribute to liver fat, modified according to the person’s ability to digest them; and supplying the nutrients needed to remove fat from the liver through foods, if possible, and otherwise through supplements.
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My “Start Here for Fatty Liver” page has many of my articles on this topic, rich with scientific references: