Monday, 14 December 2015

Not Just Alcohol, Sweet Food Excessive Also Can Damage Heart

Not Just Alcohol, Sweet Food Excessive Also Can Damage Heart Cakes and biscuits has become a favorite food of everyone, especially children. In fact, these foods contain a lot of sugar are not good for the body. One of the effects of excessive consumption of sugary foods can even damage the liver. Excerpted from Prevention on Friday (17/04/2015), a heart that is located on the right side tucked behind the stomach and ribs proved to have a very important job. Liver function by reducing the levels of toxins in the body that come from drugs, alcohol and even sugar contained in sweet foods. A study in 2012 in the American

Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that those who consume 1,000 extra calories from sweet foods during the 3 weeks have weight gain of 2 percent and 27 percent fat in the liver. Sweet foods containing fructose can cause lumps of fat to begin to form in the cells of the liver. Liver uses 20 percent of the calories you eat to be able to perform its role in the body. Liver function include a change of eating protein and sugar into energy for your body, help with insulin. When fat builds up, the liver loses its resistance to insulin. Instead,

the pancreas is stimulated to replace the function of the liver. So the insulin levels increase, so does the fat in the body. The condition was named as Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) or fatty liver disease due to non-alcoholic food. It affects 30 percent of adults in the United States, so that the increase in the incidence of NAFLD associated with a 70 percent increase in obesity and type 2 diabetes by 90 percent. If the condition is allowed to NAFLD, the liver can become inflamed, which can lead to more severe liver condition called non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. Currently more

severe inflammation, scar tissue replaces healthy tissue thereby undermining the ability of the liver to perform many functions. The condition is often heard by the name of cirrhosis of the liver. So, not only alcohol can damage the liver, but also large amounts of sweet foods you consume.

Not Just Alcohol, Sweet Food Excessive Also Can Damage Heart

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