THIS Food Sends Liver Disease SOARING
Your liver has a vital job. It filters toxins and other harmful substances out of your blood before passing it along to the rest of your body.
That means it’s exposed to ALL the bad stuff you take in.
The protection your liver provides for the rest of your body is literally lifesaving. But the job is tough on this hardworking organ.
And it never gets a clean out of its own! That leaves it prone to liver disease and cancer.
And now researchers have identified one common type of food that sends your liver disease risk skyrocketing.
Fast food can be tasty. And it sure is convenient.
But it’s TERRIBLE for your body.
And it’s especially terrible for your liver.
A recent study showed that regularly eating fast food increases the likelihood of developing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
In the past, fatty liver disease was often linked to alcohol consumption. But with NAFLD, the fat build-up ISN’T the result of excessive drinking.
Early-stage NAFLD doesn’t typically have any obvious symptoms. And it doesn’t appear to cause much harm… at first.
But ultimately, NAFLD leads to serious liver damage, including cirrhosis (scarring of the liver). And as cirrhosis progresses, it can lead to liver cancer or liver failure.
Increased liver fat is also associated with an elevated risk of diabetes, heart attacks, and strokes. And, of course, regularly eating fast food is linked to an increased risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and obesity.
The new study found that obese or diabetic folks who get 20 percent of their daily calories from fast food have significantly more fat in their livers compared to those with the same conditions who don’t eat the junk.
Plus, there’s evidence that fast-food fans who aren’t even obese or diabetic are far more likely to have elevated liver fat.
Considering just how popular fast food is, these are alarming findings. It’s estimated that on any given day in the United States, 84.4 million adults eat some kind of fast food. And that may help explain why NAFLD cases have skyrocketed in the past two decades.
Fast food might be cheap and convenient. But in this case, you either pay now for better quality food, or you pay later with poor health.
I will always opt to pay NOW.
I prefer to spend my money on fresh organic produce, grass-fed beef, wild-caught salmon, and free-range eggs. That way, I can enjoy both my now AND my later. I suggest you join me.
P.S. Tomorrow, I’ll reveal the name of a common drink that can help protect your liver, even if you’re living with obesity or type 2 diabetes.
“Quantifying the Negative Impact of Fast-food Consumption on Liver Steatosis Among United States Adults with Diabetes and Obesity,” Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, January 10, 2023DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2022.11.040
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