Living with Fatty Liver and NASH
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What not to do?

My doctor put me on a diet to reverse m fatty liver and high cholesterol; 40% carbs, 30% fat and 30% protein... which cuts out all bread pretty much. But she never said what I️ should avoid (is some sugar ok if I’m not over my calories etc? Can I still have a glass of wine?). And she also didn’t tell me whether there were some foods that would help my progress more than others. Does anyone know the do’s and donts?

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Personally, I would cut out ALL added sugar... basically you need to eat clean. No fried food, no sugar, cut out simple carbs or limit them etc.. Eat fresh fruits and veggies, lean meat etc.

I know it's difficult but we gotta do what we gotta do to help our liver get better. If you drink alcohol you should consider giving it up as it also causes fatty liver...

Exercise is also very important for fatty liver. If your not already get into an exercise routine, even if it's just walking for 30 mins a day...

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Start by reading every label on your food: check for anything that says Enriched. If so it is probably enriched with iron. Avoid It! You can eat bread made from sprouted grain. It is healthy and fills you up. Spread coconut oil on lightly and Enjoy! YES avoid sugar - calorie count is less important than quality! Sugar is the devil!!! Get off it. Eat lean meats in 4-6oz servings- which is much less than you are used to eating. About the size of your palm less the fingers. Eat veggies. So many good recipes. Add spices to add flavor. Start using turmeric every day with black pepper as you cook. It needs heat and a little good fat to work wonders. Can be done with veggies easily. Use coconut oil and avocado- great healthy fats! I reverse my fatty liver through clean eaating and light exercise. Think of this as a new adventure where you can discover new things! Healthier better things! Avoid alcohol- even in cough syrup! Avoid Tylenol and all added iron. YOU can do this!

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What is sprouted grain bread, please. I'm interested as I have fatty liver. Found during ultrasound six months ago.

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Sprouted grains are better for you than whole grains because once the grain is sprouted it releases more nutrients, they contain more protein vitamins and minerals. Just look on the ingredients for “sprouted wheat” etc instead of whole wheat or bleached flour. They also normally contain less carbs than white bread which means less sugar hitting your system.

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Thankyou. Looking forward to trying sprouted grain bread.

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Look for Ezekiel bread in the refrigerated section of the health food department.

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Hello and thankyou for the info. I will try to get some today.

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Buy it in heath food sections but keep in frig. My loaf got moldy in 4 days.

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Thankyou.

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No sugar accept fruit and no Alcohol

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Hello Thankyou for guidance. For me no alcohol is easy but would cake be ok sometimes or should it be none at all? How about potatoes, rice, pasta? How strict should I be?

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Be very strict! No alcohol- even in cough syrup! No fried foods- includes chips, French fries, anything fried. Use coconut, avocado, or Olive oil. Bake food instead of pan fried. No sugar...check labels. No syrups or cane sugar. Eat smaller portions of lean meat- fish, chicken, beef if lean. Use plant sources of protein - beans, legumes, quinoa, millet. Go to cleanfoodcrush. Great website.

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Nothing with added iron- like bread, pasta, cereal. If it says Enriched don't eat it. I like Silver Hills sprouted grain bread. Eat fruits and vegetables but avoid high iron like kale, spinach, romaine lettuce.

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Good advice here, if you would like more background about eating healthier here is a link that may help you. It is important to get the diet details correct if you have liver disease. The role of fats and carbs are critical so check out the discussion at this link.

fattyliverfoundation.org/di...

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