Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the causes of fatty liver, occurring when fat is deposited (steatosis) in the liver due to causes other than excessive alcohol use. NAFLD is the most common liver disorder in developed countries. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is not a rare disease, with an estimated prevalence of 20%-50% in the general population and is tightly associated with metabolic syndrome. The estimated prevalence of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is 2%-9%. A higher prevalence is observed among diabetics and obese individuals.
Doctor may recommend to take vaccinations against hepatitis A and hepatitis B to help protect from viruses that may cause further liver damage. To reduce your risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease:Choose a healthy diet. Choose a healthy plant-based diet that's rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and healthy fats, Maintain a healthy weight. If you are overweight or obese, reduce the number of calories you eat each day and get more exercise. If you have a healthy weight, work to maintain it by choosing a healthy diet and exercising, Exercise. Exercise most days of the week. Get an OK from your doctor first if you haven't been exercising regularly.