I have a fatty liver (diagnosed by my naturopath) and from what I've read I think I may have leaky gut syndrome as well (liver dysfunction is related). What kind of doctor would be best to see? Just a general practitioner? What kind of tests should I ask for/ make sure are done? I don't want to be pumped up with pharmaceuticals which is one reason I haven't sought out just any old (CW) doctor.
asked byDanielle (2944)
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on May 02, 2011
at 12:42 AM
Fatty liver is best treated by a nutrient dense diet free of...(drum roll please)...the neolithic agents of disease: grains, sugar, excessive fructose, alcohol.
How did the naturopath diagnose you?
Don't rely too heavily on muscle meat but rather some organ meat (not just liver but a variety), bone marrow, bone/connective tissue broths, 65-80% fat overall, digestive enzymes as needed while switching over, sufficient A, K, zinc, copper, selenium, magnesium - ideally all from diet though supplements will be required if not using a variety of organ meats. And chances are, supplements for mg will be required regardless. D supplements are likely needed as well, but always assess 25(OH)D first.
on June 14, 2011
at 12:30 AM
You want to make sure you get plenty of choline, too. Egg yolks are your friends.