Common, Everyday Habits that Ruin Your Liver

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3. Poor Nutrition

Researchers know all too well that a steady diet of sugary soft drinks, fast food, and saturated fats elevate liver enzymes and damage your liver at the same time.

Don’t think junk foods affect your liver? A study done in 2008 took healthy, young adults in Sweden and asked them to eat two fast food meals each day and stop any form of exercise for a 4 week period.

After this 30 day period, scientists found that all subjects had elevated ALT liver enzymes and had developed the beginnings of fatty liver. This problem gets worse with age. Serious problems develop with a fatty liver if left untreated. Read more how to stop junk food cravings.

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