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-- let's go to our first email question of the morning this one comes from a viewer named Leo Leo was 29 years old.
And it has been diagnosed with something called fatty liver he says he's changed his lifestyle by working out who switched to a low fat low carb diet.
But he says -- rapid weight loss where race and Sadat and what is fatty liver what happened direction if.
You know everybody has some fat in their liver as a matter of fact normally.
Up to 10% of the liver is made up of fat.
But then you go for a routine.
Body -- or break -- CT -- of the abdomen or sonogram.
And the report comes back that you have a fatty liver you wouldn't know about it normally unless you have this test so fatty livers.
Do not give symptoms.
And in most cases and -- -- fact in the liver is not harmful however.
In some cases.
If there is a lot of fat in the -- it can go on to cause scarring of the liver in a few cases cirrhosis of the liver.
So if you were told that you have a fatty liver.
You have to do what our viewer did you have to cut your calories you have to cut down the consumption of saturated fat and all fat.
And then have your triglyceride.
Level in your blood checked.
-- the triglyceride level as high you may need to take your medication to lower it or you -- have to.
Modify your intake of carbohydrates.
In addition to that -- lots and lots of exercise will help.
Prevent the deterioration of the pro ration of this otherwise okay fatty liver -- -- something more serious but if you.
The bottom line is this if you've gone for a test your -- says you have a fatty liver don't worry it's not cancer it's not hepatitis.
It's something that you can take care of and prevent progressing into something more serious which happens now and then.
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