22 ways to improve your liver health

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Wellness expert Carrie Demers, MD, answers your questions about how to repair and revitalize your liver health. I recently went to see an acupuncturist for some chronic digestive problems and she told me that my liver is congested. Is this something serious? What should I do? Consider this diagnosis a wake-up call. A congested or … Read more

Fish oil may not be as healthful as olive oil

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Fish oil is hailed for its plentiful health benefits. But new research suggests that the long-term consumption of fish oil or sunflower oil may increase the risk of fatty liver disease later in life. By studying rats, researchers found that lifelong intake of sunflower oil or fish oil led to changes in the liver that make the … Read more

Microbes: How important are they?


Probiotics. “Friendly” bacteria. Intestinal permeability. You’ve probably heard all these phrases and more related to “gut health.” But did you know that the microbes in your intestines may be having an effect on your weight – and on your NAFLD condition? Here’s the news on gut microbes and how they affect liver health – and the … Read more

Eggs are actually good for your liver


“Stay away from eggs if you want to be healthy. They have all that fat and cholesterol!” If you’re like most people, you began hearing that information in the 70s, 80s or 90s (depending upon your age). Eggs have received a very bad rap for the past 30 years or so. But recently, new information … Read more