FATTY LIVER, A FUTURE EXPLODING PREVALENCE
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is defined by the excessive fat accumulation in the liver
(>5% of hepatocytes histologically) that encompasses a wide spectrum of liver injuries from steatosis to cirrhosis
33% of the worldwide population have evidence of fatty liver on imaging.
70-90% prevalence of NAFLD in patients with metabolic syndrome, obesity and type 2 diabetes.
Here are some of the risk factors leading to fatty liver:
Meals on-the-go, festive meals, afterworks, stress, short nights, sedentarity.
UNHEALTHY DIETARY PATTERNS
High relation between steatosis and insulin resistance.
OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY
40% of the worldwide adult population are overweight or obese.
Fatty liver encompasses a wide spectrum of liver injuries:
UNINTENTIONAL OVERDOSES, ANOTHER CAUSE OF LIVER INJURIES
There is a growing trend to self-medication, thus more and more unintentional overdoses leading to severe liver damages (e.g. acetaminophen is part of more than 150 OTC products for cough, cold, sneezing, headache, pain).
There is no solution unless changing ones habits but patients experience difficulties
to drastically change their lifestyle and...
NEED TO BE SUPPORTED BY AN EFFECTIVE SOLUTION TO RETRIEVE A HEALTHY LIVER.