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Fatty liver is a disease that occurs due to the accumulation of fat in the liver. There are two types of this disease - alcoholic and non-alcoholic. The problem of alcoholic fatty liver is caused by drinking alcohol, while the non-alcoholic fatty liver disease has nothing to do with alcohol. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is seen more in people with obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol level. It is a serious disease and can cause liver failure. At present, there is no medicine available to treat it. Its symptoms can be reduced only by improving food habits and lifestyle.

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Today in this article you will learn in detail about some effective natural remedies for fatty liver disease -

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If someone has fatty liver disease, it is necessary to get treatment from a doctor, so that the liver can be protected from damage due to fatty liver. Along with this, you can also try some natural remedies, which are as follows -

Lose extra weight

According to the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseaseobesity may be the main cause of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. In this case, reducing weight can help in reducing the symptoms of fatty liver disease.

When obese people have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, it can be beneficial to lose 3 to 5 percent of their body weight. On the other hand, if he reduces by 7 to 10 percent weight, then the symptoms of fatty liver disease can improve significantly. Losing weight can help reduce inflammation and fibrosis.

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Follow a Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet is plant-based. More fruits and vegetables are consumed in this diet. In this, you can eat berries, applesorangesbroccolicarrotscucumbersbrinjalstomatoes, legumes, etc. On the other hand, if you have fatty liver, you can also make lentils and gram lentils a part of your diet. Apart from this, you can also consume nuts and seeds. In this, you only have to consume those things, which are directly obtained from nature.

According to a 2017 study, following a Mediterranean diet may help reduce symptoms of fatty liver disease. This diet can reduce the fat present in the liver. Apart from this, it can also help in controlling the risk factors of fatty liver disease, such as high cholesterolhigh blood pressure, and diabetes. It can be a good option to start taking this diet when you feel the symptoms of fatty liver disease.

Drink coffee

Coffee can also help reduce fatty liver disease. According to a 2016 study, drinking coffee can reduce inflammation caused by fatty liver. In this study, it was proved that drinking coffee causes the liver to produce enzymes that can reduce inflammation. Along with this, it has also been found in the study that drinking coffee regularly does not cause more damage to the liver in people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

If someone has fatty liver disease, then he can drink 2 cups of coffee daily. Drinking coffee daily can reduce the risk of liver disease. For this, drinking black coffee is a good option, because it does not contain fat and sugar. If you have fatty liver disease, you should not drink sugar mixed with coffee. Coffee contains caffeine, so avoid drinking too much coffee.

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Be active

According to 2017 research, cases of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease are more common in people who are not physically active. Actually, due to not being physically active, the chances of getting diabetes and heart disease increase. These diseases can cause fatty liver. In such a situation, if someone has fatty liver disease, then it is very important to remain active.

To reduce the symptoms of fatty liver disease, at least 150 minutes of exercise must be done in a week, that is, 30 minutes of exercise can be done daily. If someone does not have time to go to the gym, then only jogging and walking can be done. Fatty liver disease can also be improved by walking at a brisk pace.

Avoid sugar

Sugar can worsen the symptoms of fatty liver disease. Therefore, if a person has fatty liver disease, he should avoid sugar completely. In this situation, ice cream, juice, candy, cake, etc. should be avoided. Along with this, sugary coffee and tea, etc. should also be avoided.

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Avoid a High Cholesterol Diet

High cholesterol level is considered to be the main cause of fatty liver disease. In such a situation, it is necessary to keep cholesterol under control to reduce the symptoms of fatty liver disease. To keep cholesterol under control, intake of saturated and trans fat should be avoided. Saturated and trans fat can worsen the symptoms of cholesterol and fatty liver disease. In this situation, the heart and liver can be badly damaged.

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Omega-3 supplements

Omega 3 supplements can prove to be beneficial for the liver, but take omega 3 supplements only on the advice of a doctor. Along with this, you can consume fish oilnuts, seeds, etc. It contains polyunsaturated fats, which prove to be good for the heart and liver. Omega-3 fatty acids can reduce fat in the liver and improve cholesterol levels.

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Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a type of antioxidant. Taking Vitamin E supplements or foods can be beneficial for fatty liver patients. Vitamin E supplements can reduce inflammation caused by non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Keep in mind that take Vitamin E supplements only on the advice of a doctor.


Some herbs can also be a natural remedy for fatty liver disease. Turmeric, milk thistle, and green tea can reduce the symptoms of fatty liver disease. The compounds present in these can improve liver health.

The cases of fatty liver disease are increasing continuously. Many people are facing alcoholic fatty liver disease, while some people are also troubled by non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. In this condition, fat accumulates in the liver, due to which the liver starts swelling and severe symptoms are felt. Although only doctors can treat fatty liver, you can adopt some natural remedies along with your treatment.

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