Kurtz specializes in diet therapy for obesity and type 2 diabetes. She emphasizes that malnutrition can lead to liver obesity, which has fatal consequences if left untreated, Focus.de writes.
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In Germany, one in four adult men suffers from non-alcoholic liver obesity. The main reason for this is malnutrition or being overweight.
Symptoms of Liver Obesity
Pain in the right hypochondrium is often dull; Nausea, heaviness, bloating, loss of appetite and other symptoms of dyspepsia; Fatigue, general weakness, loss of strength.
At the third stage of steatosis (liver obesity), irritability, daytime drowsiness, sleep disturbances, increased pain, depressive states, vomiting, itching of the skin, and yellowness of the skin and eyes join these manifestations.
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How to overcome liver obesity?
As Doris Kurtz notes, first of all, for this it is necessary to normalize body weight. In addition, it is important to adjust the diet.
If possible, you should avoid fructose, sugar, alcohol and salt, optimize the choice of carbohydrates. As a snack between meals, you should choose carbohydrate-free foods.
Breakfast. For the first meal, you can choose oatmeal with a serving of fruit, natural yogurt, skim milk, nuts, flax seeds, wheat bran, whole grain bread with a slice of cheese or cottage cheese with fruits.
Dinner. For lunch, half the plate should be vegetables, a quarter plate – whole grain cereals and a quarter plate – meat, fish, tofu or eggs. For dessert, you can eat some fruit.
Dinner. Allowed salads of fresh vegetables with olive oil, chicken breast, a tablespoon of sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds, one or two eggs, 50 grams of sheep cheese or mozzarella.
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