6 dietary tips for managing fatty liver disease
There is no effective drug treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
Only weight loss will help.
In a review of the available evidence, researchers from La Trobe University have come up with six practical dietary recommendations to reduce the onset and progression of NAFLD.
- Follow a traditional dietary pattern, such as the Mediterranean diet.
- Avoid excessive fructose (from processed food and drinks).
- Eat fish 2-3 three times a week, nuts and seeds daily and choose extra virgin olive oil as the main