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Liver Healing Diet: A Nutritionists Guide to Reverse Fatty Liver Disease

Summary: What are some foods that can help heal your liver?
Air Date: 6/19/15
Duration: 10
Host: Leigh Vinocur, MD
Guest Bio: Michelle Lai, MD, MPH
Lai MichelleMichelle Lai, MD, MPH, is a hepatologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, one of the top liver health centers in the country, and an assistant professor in medicine at Harvard Medical School.

She takes care of patients with liver diseases and is working on clinical research in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in biology from Harvard University, and a medical degree and a master's degree in public health from Columbia University. She completed her internal medicine, gastroenterology, and transplant hepatology training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Liver Healing Diet: A Nutritionists Guide to Reverse Fatty Liver Disease
Roughly 25 percent of people in the United States suffer from fatty liver disease.

More than 30 million adults in the United States live with chronic liver disease.

However, many of these cases go undiagnosed as the vast majority of people do not have symptoms until they develop advanced cirrhosis.

Do you know the warning signs of this silent killer?

While liver dysfunction may seem daunting, there are simple modifications you can make in your daily life to improve your liver's health right now.

Is there any way you can help erase liver disease?

As the only organ in your body that regenerates itself, the liver can reverse certain damage with the help of a healthier diet, exercise, and weight loss.

What are some foods that can help heal your liver?

Michelle Lai, MD, MPH, joins Dr. Leigh to discuss liver disease and how you can use food to help ease your symptoms.
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