With some statistics showing that as many as 60-65% of the population is technically overweight, it is no surprise that so many people are searching for a way to lose their excess weight.
Now while for a lot of people the answer is eat better, exercise more and just make healthier options, the is a growing number of the population who may have a more serious condition.
Introducing ‘Fatty Liver’ Disease
So many people hop from diet to diet, trying new weight loss pills or ‘proven’ workout routines only to find that they are not losing any weight. If you have been trying to get your weight under control for a couple of years and not seeing any positive results then there might be something more that you are not seeing.
One common problem is ‘fatty liver’. Said to affect as many as 20% of the population, along with the other symptoms of fatty liver, the main one is that it can dramatically affect weight loss.
Fatty liver is the build up of fat cells that replaces healthy cells within your liver. While it is usually associated with drinking too much alcohol, a growing number of cases are being report by people whore overweight and have diabetics.
What Can I Do If I Have Fatty Liver?
If you are one of the many sufferers of fatty liver than this could definitely be affecting your weight loss efforts.
You see, as fat builds up on the liver and replaces the healthy cells, it makes your liver inefficient, meaning that your food is not being processed properly making it harder for your to lose weight.
If you do not know for sure if this is the case for you, then make an appointment with your local doctor and who will be able to give you a correct diagnosis.
To help clear up your fatty liver and allow you internal organs to heal, you will need to change a few things about your diet. It is all about removing unhealthy and processed foods, and focusing on foods that are:
- Rich with Antioxidants
- Have Anti-Inflatory Properties
- Are Organic
- Have Detoxification Properties
If you have a fatty liver, then a liver cleansing diet like this will not only help you lose weight but will also give you more energy and give you a much healthier liver.
Now this does not have to be a long-term diet, but after you finish your liver cleanse, don’t fall back into the same bad eating habits that got you to this point in the first place. Start making smart changes one at a time towards a healthier lifestyle and diet.
Jenny is an australian blogger who has an interest in health and wellness and how the food we eat affects our body.