Wed, 05/08/2019 - 08:54
Fatty liver disease is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases worldwide. It won't be wrong to say that right now, there is a worldwide epidemic of Fatty liver disease. Asia is itself a very large, heterogeneous area with substantial variation in socioeconomic status and prevalence obesity. Fatty liver disease prevalence in Asia is increasing and is associated with poor outcomes including hepatocellular carcinoma and death. Speaking of the western world, 20 – 30% of the general population in the western world suffers from fatty liver disease. The prevalence is increased in Type – 2 diabetes mellitus which is around 70% and morbid obesity is around 90%. This correlates with the rising incidence of obesity and metabolic syndrome in the western world.
But why is fatty liver such a prevalent disease? Foods today are quite rich in fats and carbs. Liver though is very much fat intolerant. The liver cannot handle more than 5% fat leading to which people suffer from fatty liver. Henceforth, to combat such a fatal disease, we at Diet +/-, have prepared unique and scientific diet charts to reduce your fat intake and make your liver healthy.