Weight-losing Can Lead To Fatty Liver


The liver is known as the 'processing factory' of the human body. One of its functions is to decompose such nutrients as fat and proteins we've taken from our diets, synthesize them into energy substances for use by our bodies. If for years, one had hardly eaten any staple foods and meat. The fat and protein that'd entered the body through dieting were meager. To maintain the normal bodily function, the body had to mobilize the fat and protein that were stored in other locations to the liver and let liver transfer the energy. This method indeed can realize the goal weigh-losing by consuming the fats. But the decomposition of these fats by liver is realized by a special kind of oxidases material. The raw materials for production of proteins, fats, sugar and cellulose that we take into our bodies. But if you hardly eat staple foods and meat, had insufficient intake of such mutritious substances, thus being unable to synthexize sufficient oxidases materials. Consequently, the fat transferred to the liver can not be sufficiently synthesized and retained at the liver, thus forming fatty liver.

The oxidase that produces fat metabolism needs unsaturated fatty acids. These come from plant foods like vegetables and fruits. But it also needs saturated fatty acids which come from animal foods. Then the fats that come to the liver from body's other locations fail to get sufficient oxidases for decomposition thus being deposited, leading to fatty liver. So this is called nutritional deficiencey fatty liver. Such cases are not really uncommon. Average 10 cases of fatty liver there would be one such a case. See, fatty liver can be resulted from eating and excessive alcohol drinking but also can be caused by weight-losing. Then how could we reduce the fat on the liver in these cases?


Compared with the bitter-tasting decoctions, we recommend you a medicinal diet for daily regulations of patients of fatty liver. Just prepare 150-gram Gynostemma and 100-gram millet, simple raw materials with unique features. Let's first learn about the herbal medicine in the recipe, Gynostemma. Gynostemma has the main functions of tonifying Qi (vital energy) and spleen, also clearing heat and toxic materials. It can be used for treating diseases like hyperlipidemia and fatty liver. According to TCM theory, it can tonify the spleen and clear away heat. As early as in the Ming Dynasty, Gynostemma had been widely used in folk recipes. According to TCM theory, it has the function of tonifying spleen and replenishing Qi.

The making of this medicated congee isn't hard. First pour the Gynostemma into a 2/3-full pot of boiling water. After boiling it for 30 minutes, decant the soup, then put the soup of Gynostemma into a clean pot, boil it to boiling point, then pour the clean millet into the soup. The classic "The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine" has it, "When internal ailments cannot be healed, it is necessary to regulation of spleen-stomach". Millet features such top effects among all grains. After pouring the millet into the boiling soup of Gynostemma, boil the millet until they are broken. Then the medicated congee for treating fatty liver is ready. The mix of millet with Gynostemma can have the function of invigorating spleen, clearing away dampness and detoxification.

TCM believes spleen is in charge of transportation and transformation. Spleen can transport the essence of grains and water all over the body, expel water dampness out of the body, being a key step in maintaining the healthy environment inside the body. Cao Cishan, a health preservation expert of Qing Dynasty said in his works, starvation harms spleen, excessive fill harms vital energy. Replenishment of spleen depends on grain, starvation leaves spleen unable to transport essence and will lead to spleen deficiency. If we had rarely eaten grains and meat for years, the body had been under a constant state of hunger, so unconsciously, the spleen'd been harmed. Following spleen deficiency, the functions of transportation and transformation decreased, too. Leaving water, grains and other nutrients taken into the body unable to be transported and transformed, thus becoming phlegm-dampness. Phlegm stasis was turned into heat, which was retained on liver, so the liver had a problem. So treatment must first involve treatment of spleen. Only when the spleen's function of transportation and transportation is restored, can the problem of fatty liver be fundamentally relieved. Not only the medicated congee featuring heat-clearing and detoxification is suitable for patients of fatty liver, it is also suitable for consumption by ordinary patients of fatty liver.

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