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Fatty Liver Supplements – the 4 natural supplements that work!

Why Supplements Matter

Natural supplements are an important part on fatty liver treatment. It’s been proved over and over that they aid and help on treating the disease. Do not confuse natural supplements with traditional drugs. These are natural sources of compounds found in nature that help our liver to recover and do its job better. It’s as simple as it sounds.

So if you’re serious on getting better and want to be fatty liver free, you must include fatty liver supplements into your daily routine as well as a proper diet and exercise.

The Supplements

I will be honest – there are lots of supplements that claim to improve liver’s health. Very few of them are useful, but most of them have a little effect, if any.

The secret is to combine the supplements. I have researched years after years which are the most effective natural fatty liver supplements to help treating fatty liver. Most of my research was on over 300 of my own fatty liver patients.

And what I’ve found is remarkable.
Fatty Liver Supplements

The Best Natural Fatty Liver Supplements

Here is the plain list of the best combination of supplements to help treating fatty liver. Remember, it’s only effective when combined together.

Supplement name Effects/ Explanation Amount per serving
Natural Iron
  • Most of fatty liver patients have some degree of Iron deficiency.
  • 29 mg
  • Take one capsule per day with food and water.
Vitamin C
  • Vitamin C is necessary for proper Iron absorption.
  • Fundamental free radical protection for overall wellness.
  • 1,000 mg
  • One capsule per day with food and water.
Turmeric
  • Natural tonic for the liver and gastrointestinal system.
  • Features a high concentration of powerful antioxidant Curcuminoids.
  • Free radical protection for digestive system health.
  • 720 mg
  • Once per day with water.
Milk Thistle
  • A powerful liver protector.
  • Used as a liver tonic in Europe for centuries.
  • 250 mg
  • One capsule two to three times per day with water.

Remember I mentioned I found something remarkable?

What’s remarkable in my finding is that if a fatty liver patient takes Milk Thistle alone – it probably won’t change a thing. Same thing with Turmeric – it has no effect then taking alone.

But if one takes both Turmeric AND Milk Thistle together – it does wonders!

One fatty liver supplement complements the other.

Same thing with Iron – it must be taken together with Vitamin C for a proper absorption.

Try the supplements for at least one whole year and I assure you – you will see amazing results. Your liver will be much healthier and it will clearly be shown in your liver’s blood test results.

Make sure to take the supplements daily and at about the same time.

A complementary Fatty Liver Diet Guide

In addition to fatty liver supplements that will help you to cure fatty liver, I highly recommend starting a proper diet plan using the Fatty Liver Diet Guide written by Dorothy Spencer BSN, RN. I cannot express enough of how good this guide is. And the best part is – it’s all natural. It helped many of my patients. Click here for more details.

Vegetables for Fatty Liver

Scientific facts indicating the health benefits many vegetable have are now bigger than ever. Not just for fatty liver, but for a long list of disease and conditions.

The secret of vegetables is the combination of fiber, minerals, vitamins and various unique active compounds which create together a powerful synergy.

Consumption of varied vegetables from different “families” and colors ensures a good balance between the different components needed by your body, and achieving various health benefits, including help curing a fatty liver.

What about frozen vegetables, are they healthy?

Frozen vegetables go through a process of scalding and freezing few hours after harvest, compared with fresh vegetables that sold in market days after harvest.

The freezing condition of the vegetables has a significant implications for the conservation and vitamins.  The lower the freezing temperature is, so the preservation of vitamins during the freeze gets better. In general, vegetables are kept frozen at about minus 86 °F (or 30 °C).

The fiber content in vegetables is not damaged at all by the freezing process, and even found a small increase in their contents.

The mineral content of vegetables is not affected as-well by the freezing process. Moreover, frozen vegetables require a shorter cooking time than fresh vegetables, and thus have significant impact of the antioxidant vitamins passed through the cooking compared to when you cook fresh vegetables.

Another advantage of frozen vegetables is that they are available all year round. However, frozen vegetables lose some of their essential nutritional compounds during harvest, storage, and marketing. So the initial nutritional compounds found in fresh vegetables might be a little higher than in frozen vegetables.

List of vegetables for fatty liver

  • Onion
    High levels of vitamin C and dietary fiber.
  • Broccoli
    High levels of vitamin C, dietary fiber, protein, and anti-cancer components.
  • Cabbage – Contains multiple anti-inflammatory components, and very high levels of vitamin C.
  • Carrot – excellent source of vitamin A and dietary fiber.
  • Tomato – contains Lycopene, a very powerful natural antioxidant.
  • Peppers – great source of vitamin A, vitamin B and vitamin C.
  • Garlic – high levels of vitamin C, fights high cholesterol and blood pressure, and cancer.
  • Beet – known to be good against diseases related to digestion system, like fatty liver.

You might also be interested to read about the recommended foods for fatty liver and fruits for fatty liver.

Fruits for Fatty Liver

As you probably already know, fruits have many nutrition values and health benefits. They have high vitamin, dietary fiber, minerals, and antioxidant properties, which all contribute for liver regeneration, repairing damaged liver cells, and creating new ones.

With that said, some fruit contain an excessive levels of glucose (like Banana), a sugar-like component which gives the sweetness in a fruit, so these aren’t really considered beneficial fruits for fatty liver, and their intake should be limited.

Therefor it’s recommended limit yourself and consume only small amounts of high-glucose fruits., and instead focus on other beneficial fruits for fatty liver disease.

For the best outcome, it’s recommended to consume a variety of fruits of all colors, and not just one or two specific ones.

Recommended Fruits for Fatty Liver

Fruit Benefits and notes Image
Prunes
  • High antioxidants.
  • High dietary fiber.
Prunes
Raisins
  • High antioxidants.
  • High dietary fiber.
  • Recommended to blanch with hot water to dissolve sugar levels.
raisins
Blueberries
  • Antioxidants.
  • Some dietary fiber.
  • Anthocyanins and various phytochemicals.
Blueberries
Blackberries
  • Very high antioxidants content.
  • High dietary fiber.
  • Essential mineral.
Blackberries
Oranges
  • High antioxidants.
  • Some dietary fiber.
  • The most popular fruit to fight anti-aging.
  • When making orange juice, drink it within the 1st hour.
Oranges
Raspberries
  • Very high antioxidants content.
  • Very high dietary fiber.
  • Ranks near the top of all fruits for its antioxidant strength.
Raspberries
Plums
  • Dried uncooked plums (prunes) is recommended.
  • High antioxidants content.
  • High dietary fiber.
Plums
Pink Grapefruit
  • High antioxidants.
  • Some dietary fiber.
  • Popular fruit to fight anti-aging.
  • Low glycemic index (help the body’s metabolism burn fat).
Grapefruit
Apples
  • High antioxidants.
  • Dietary fiber.
  • Well-known for “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” quote.
Apples
Cantaloupe
  • High antioxidants.
  • Low dietary fiber.
  • Excellent source of vitamin C.
Cantaloupes

Keep in mind that fruits are also a source of energy, thus having quite a few calories. It is recommended to consume 3-4 fruits each day. Most of the fruit can be consumed also as a juice, but to keep its nutrition values, you must drink it within 1 hour after preparing the juice.

Besides fruits for fatty liver, have a look at the recommended foods for fatty liver aswell.

Could ALT levels be lowered to normal range?

This letter is from Mike, who was diagnosed to have a fatty liver few years ago:

A few years back I was diagnosed with fatty liver disease (ultimately by way of liver ultrasound after blood test revealed elevated enzymes).

Since that time I have gained 30 pounds and am honestly overweight.

A recent blood test showed only one enzyme elevated, ALT, and the UL was 67.

My question is, is on ongoing ALT elevated above the normal limit of 45 to be expected since there is essentially no cure for fatty liver disease?

Said another way, from what I understand exercise and diet are used to “regulate” the disease as there is no cure.  Even with exercise and diet can it be expected that the ALT would go down to normal levels are still remain elevated above the limit of 45?  I have not exercised and my diet is not great. Thanks.

My answer to this question is short:

Even though fatty liver disease has no official “cure”, the fact is that with proper diet and exercise, fatty liver symptoms can be brought to minimum. Meaning, the ALT levels in the bloodstream would reach to normal if  a new life style is being adapted.

So yes, the ALT levels could be lowered to normal range if you are willing to take the necessary actions in your life.

Liver and Abdominal Ultrasound Preparation

A abdominal or liver ultrasound plays a crucial role on diagnosing many liver diseases, including a fatty liver. To get an accurate results, it’s very important to understand and know how you should prepare for a liver ultrasound.

Liver Ultrasound Preparation guidelines

  • Do not drink or eat at least 6 hours before the test.
  • On the day before the test, do not eat – fresh fruits and vegetables, fried and oily food, milk, eggs, bread.
  • What you should eat – cooked vegetables, puree, marmalade, honey, roasted bread, soup, and rice.
  • No medications are needed to be taken before the ultrasound.
  • The liver ultrasound scan is completely painless.

Here is its estimated procedure

  • Lying onto an ultrasound table.
  • A special gel will be spread upon your abdomen.
  • The tester will move a tool called “transducer” (looks like a small wand) over the gel, that will create and capture the most relevant images.
  • The tester will process and look at the images, and will enter his conclusions.

Total estimated time of the test: 20-30 minutes.

A typical scene from a Liver Ultrasound room

Learn more about liver ultrasound, and take a look at fatty liver pictures.