Ep. 70: Pro-Metabolic Supplements For Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD Part 8)

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In this episode we discuss:

  • The optimal amount of exercise for fatty liver disease 
  • How stress impacts fatty liver disease and basic ways to reduce stress 
  • Supplements that help the liver clear fat to reverse fatty liver 
  • The best supplements for raising metabolism to reverse fatty liver disease 
  • Supplements that reduce inflammation and oxidative stress in fatty liver disease 

2:57 – the importance of exercise/movement and not being sedentary for fatty liver disease

8:58 – the impact of stress on fatty liver disease and basic ways to reduce stress

16:31 – the best choline supplement for fatty liver disease and when it makes sense to supplement choline or methionine

26:40 – B vitamins for fatty liver disease

32:40 – taurine and TUDCA for fatty liver disease

41:36 – glycine for fatty liver disease

48:52 – essential amino acids for fatty liver disease

50:42 – theanine and tea for fatty liver disease

52:36 – vitamin E and vitamin C for fatty liver disease

57:35 – aspirin for fatty liver disease

1:00:00 – lactoferrin for fatty liver disease

1:03:10 – antimicrobials for fatty liver disease

1:05:23 – caffeine and coffee for fatty liver disease

1:09:43 – inosine for fatty liver disease

1:11:00 – the impact of thyroid hormones on fatty liver disease

1:20:24 – testosterone and other steroid hormones for fatty liver disease

Links from this episode

  • Walking and other leisurely activity is massively beneficial compared to being sedentary, which is detrimental independent of periods of intense physical activity (123456) 

  • Vitamin B3 (niacinamide) can prevent the progression of fatty liver disease and reverse fatty liver disease pathology (1, 2)
  • Taurine reduces inflammation and oxidative stress in NAFLD, preventing and potentially reversing its progression (1, 2, 3, 4)
  • TUDCA reduces inflammation and oxidative stress in NAFLD, preventing and potentially reversing its progression (1, 2, 3)
  • Glycine protects against fatty liver disease (1, 2)
  • Theanine protects the liver against endotoxin (1)
  • Tea polyphenols protect against NAFLD (1, 2)
  • Vitamin E is protective against NAFLD (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
  • Vitamin C is protective against NAFLD (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
  • Aspirin reduces inflammation and improves metabolic function in NAFLD, preventing and potentially reversing its progression (1, 2)
  • Glycine and vitamin C protect the GI tract against the potential negative effects of aspirin (1, 2, 3)
  • Lactoferrin reduces inflammation and oxidative stress in fatty liver disease, preventing and potentially reversing its progression (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
  • Ep. 2: Gut and Digestion Part 1: Our Gut and Energy Balance (podcast episode)
  • Ep. 3: Gut and Digestion Part 2: Ideal Foods For Our Gut (podcast episode)
  • Ep. 28: Restoring Gut Health, Why Not to Use Probiotics, and Ray Peat’s Carrot Salad (Q & A) (podcast episode)
  • Ep. 37: Maximizing the Benefits of Coffee and Whether Fasting Protects Against Cancer (Q & A) (podcast episode)
  • Caffeine and coffee improve liver health and protect against various forms of liver damage (1234) 

  • Caffeine clearance as a measure of liver health (1) 

  • Inosine restores hepatic ATP production and reverse fatty liver disease pathology (12)
  • Fatty liver disease is associated with low thyroid activity (hypothyroidism) (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
  • The use of thyroid hormone for fatty liver disease (1)
  • Ep. 53: Supplements To Boost Testosterone and Increase Metabolism (Men’s Hormonal Health Part 5) (podcast episode)
  • The potential for the combination of testosterone and vitamin E to reverse fatty liver disease (1, 2, 3, 4)
  • The potential for the combination of testosterone and thiamine to reverse severe fatty liver disease (1, 2)
  • Endotoxin decreases the production of the sex hormones (1, 2)
  • Vitamin E protects against oxidative stress in the testes, reversing decreases in testosterone production (1, 2)
  • PUFA increase oxidative stress in the testes and decrease testosterone production compared to saturated fats (1) 

1Comment
  • Jodi
    Posted at 18:57h, 01 March Reply

    Curious as to why n-acetyl cysteine and milk thistle/silymarin are not mentioned.

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