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An unhealthy diet, especially high intake of saturated fats and simple sugars, as well as reduced physical activity and sedentary lifestyle are among the factors contributing to fatty liver disease.

 

There are several factors that can lead to fatty liver disease, the most important of which are:

- Side effects of some medications
- alcohol consumption
- Unhealthy diet and hyperlipidemia
- Diabetes
- Rapid weight loss following improper diets
- Obesity and weight gain
- Hereditary and genetic factors

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Alcoholic fatty liver:

Alcoholic liver disease is caused by excessive alcohol consumption. The liver's job is to break down alcohol, and if more than what the liver can process is consumed, the liver may be severely damaged.

Fatty liver can occur in people who drink a lot of alcohol. Alcoholic hepatitis and alcoholic cirrhosis are associated with long-term alcohol abuse in alcoholics.

 

Non-alcoholic fatty liver:

It is a complication caused by the accumulation of fat in the liver cells and metabolic disorders, obesity, fat and high sugar increase the likelihood of its occurrence.
70% of patients with fatty liver are overweight, obese and have a history of high blood sugar and hyperlipidemia.

 

An unhealthy diet, especially high intake of saturated fats and simple sugars, as well as reduced physical activity and sedentary lifestyle are among the factors contributing to fatty liver disease.

 

People with fatty liver should avoid eating large amounts of food in one meal and get few calories in each meal.

If these patients consume a large amount of food in one meal, all the food consumed in their liver is converted to triglycerides, which is due to the fact that the liver of these patients releases triglycerides from the liver tissue and transfers them to other tissues. There are problems. We will see more problems in these patients.

 

Fatty liver has no definitive drug treatment and the main and preventive treatment of this disease is lifestyle modification.

It is recommended that patients with fatty liver see a nutritionist so that after prescribing a proper diet and following the nutritional recommendations, their condition improves and their disease does not enter stages 2 and 3.

 

Diagnosis of fatty liver followed by other liver complications:

- Blood tests
- Liver biopsy
- Liver ultrasound
- CT scan
- MRI

 

Important Nutrition Tips for Fatty Liver Patients:

 

1- These people should reduce the consumption of carbohydrates in their diet, especially simple carbohydrates (sugar, sugar, sweets and fats) and use unsaturated fats such as liquid and vegetable oils (olive oil and canola oil for cooking). 

2- Separating red and white meat fats, consuming red meat at most twice a week, increasing the consumption of fiber (vegetables, bran and cereals), using foods with anti-inflammatory properties (fish oil and black seed) in the diet, avoiding foods Frying and substituting boiled or steamed foods, exercising and exercising (30 minutes to an hour a day) are other recommendations for people with fatty liver.

 

Consumption of vegetables and whole grains is free for these patients. Consumption of fruits, despite having fiber, is limited in these patients due to their high sugar content. These people are allowed to consume three units of fruit daily, but they can not eat three units at once, but must eat at intervals of the day.

 

 

People with fatty liver need to take medication to lower their fat and blood sugar. Taking supplements such as fish oil, probiotics, flaxseed (30 grams per day) and grains (up to 2 grams per day) that have anti-inflammatory properties can also help prevent the progression of the disease.

Date Release : 2022/03/08
کد : 20019
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