Ready to hear the truth? Long story short - GOOD fats in no way, shape or form lead to a fatty liver! Examples of good fats would be avocado oil, coconut oil, olive oil, nut butter, ghee butter, regular butter, grass-fed/organic organ meats, cacao. These foods are actually VERY healing for the liver and DO NOT lead to inflammation in the liver.
So what leads to a non-alcoholic fatty liver? In all honesty, it all boils down to an excessive SUGAR consumption. That's right - sugar and fructose fuel the bad fats in the liver.
The main issue with sugar is that it's found literally EVERYWHERE (yogurt, cereal, oatmeal, protein shakes/bars) and has OVER 60 hidden names. Basically anything that ends in OSE is just a sugar. Sugar overwhelms this hard-working organ and leads to gut inflammation.
Excessive sugar consumption is the main "culprit" when it comes to the development of the fatty liver. On average, in the US alone, 1 person consumes up to 20 sugar cubes on a daily basis.
Another huge factor when it comes to the development of the fatty liver is OBESITY. Obesity is way more than just gaining a few pounds here and there or having a burger once in a while. Obesity is highly associated with fat accumulating in the liver tissue.
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