You may have reached this page after a health professional has talked you through blood results, particularly ones looking at your liver function, and they have advised you you have a fatty liver.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the term for a range of conditions caused by a build-up of fat in the liver. It is usually seem in people who are overweight or obese.
Having high levels of fat in your liver is also associated with an increased risk of serious health problems, such as diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney disease.
If detected and managed at an early stage, it is possible to stop NAFLD getting worse, and reduce the amount of fat in your liver.
Left untreated, there are a small number of cases which progress and eventually lead to liver damage. This is why it is important to take steps to reverse the changes once detected.
Main stages of NAFLD are:
We can each optimise our own metabolic health, improve or reverse fatty liver and feel better, by looking at different aspects of lifestyle.