How can fatty liver disease be prevented?

  • Maintain a healthy weight. If you are overweight or obese, lose weight gradually.
  • Eat a balanced diet. The Mediterranean diet, which is high in vegetables, fruits and good fats, may help lower bad cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
  • Exercise regularly.
  • Limit your alcohol consumption, or do not drink.
  • Take medications as prescribed. Your doctor may prescribe statins to lower triglyceride levels or anti-diabetic drugs if you are diabetic or insulin-resistant.

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