One nasty side effect of modern lifestyle and diet is the rise of obesity and the fatty liver. In the last 3 decades, ‘fatty liver’ has become an increasingly common diagnosis, associated with type 2 diabetes and obesity. What’s more, the myth that liver disease happens only to those who drink too much alcohol was firmly dismissed in 1980 when NAFLD (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease) was first described.
This infographic explains NAFLD in graphic detail, demonstrating the various stages of physical damage that a liver goes through, methods of diagnosis and treatment protocol to manage the disease.
Fighting the fatty liver:
Infographic by – Nature