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Consuming more meat can put you on a higher risk of liver disease

Consuming more meat can put you on a higher risk of liver disease

A new study suggests that people who rely more on animal meat for protein have a higher risk of NAFLD as compared to those who rely on vegetables. Though liver disease is related to being overweight, some participants of the study with a healthy weight were still found to have NAFLD. Findings of the research...

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Liver Fat Can Be Effectively Monitored by MRI

Liver Fat Can Be Effectively Monitored by MRI

A promising noninvasive technique called CSE-MRI is suggested by a new study as a secure way to monitor liver fat content in obese people. Through the creation of a proton density fat fraction (PDFF), fat liver can be measured before and after bariatric surgery. MRI readings have shown a rapid reduction in liver fat content...

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Liver Disease is a Health Risk of Being Overweight

Liver Disease is a Health Risk of Being Overweight

The British Liver Trust said they found “very alarming” results after scanning almost 3,000 individuals from the UK Biobank research project. Findings reveal that 12 percent had inflamed, fatty livers because they are overweight. Those people need a ‘wake-up call’ because the condition could likely develop into a serious form of liver disease, like cirrhosis,...