Fatty liver disease is the most common type of liver disease seen in the world today. Some people with fatty liver disease simply have excess fat in the liver. Although t rmal, it's t serious if it doesn't lead to inflammation or damage. However, once there's a build-up of fat, the liver becomes vulnerable to injury. Others have what's called n-alcoholic steatohepatisis (NASH). NASH can lead to permanent liver damage and cirrhosis. Both types of n-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are becoming more common. Up to 20% of adults have either fatty liver or NASH. The most common causes of fatty liver disease are obesity and diabetes mellitus. Written by experts and based on the most current information available, this indispensable guide is for anyone living with fatty liver disease. And diet plays a major role in managing the condition, so 100 specially selected recipes are also included.
Maitreyi Raman, MD, MSc, FRCPC, is a gastroenterologist and physician nutritionist. Angela Sirounis, BSc, RD, is a clinical dietitian at Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, Alberta, who works in enteral and parenteral nutrition support, in both in- and out-patients settings. Jennifer Shrubsole, BSc, RD, is a clinical dietitian at Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, Alberta. She specialises in enteral and parenteral nutrition support for gastronintestinal medical and surgical patients.
Angela Sirounis, Jennifer Shrubsole, Maitreyi Raman
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