Beginners Fitness Plan

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Bench Press: 3×10 3×10 3×10 Bicep Curl: 3×10 3×10 3×10 Tricep Extension: 3×10 3×10 3×10 One Arm Row: 3×10 3×10 3×10 Romanian Deadlift 3×10 3×10 3×10 Leg Extension: 3×10 3×10 3×10 Standing Calf Raise: 3×10 3×10 3×10 Plank: 30s 30s 30s Cardio: none 30m none 30m none

Exercise the Fat Out of Your Liver

Does exercise help patients with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease [NAFLD]? Yes, it sure does! That doesn’t mean you have to lose weight. It can benefit you even without weight loss. Weight loss has shown improvement in biochemical and histological markers. You can do cardio training or weightlifting to reduce the effects of NAFLD. There are […]

Clean Eating Saves You from Fatty Liver Disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease [NAFLD] is found in people who have very poor diets and are obese. Lifestyle change is the easiest way to treat Fatty Liver disease. Diets consisting of highly processed foods are the leading cause of obesity. Highly processed foods include: fast foods, fried foods, high amounts of sugar, and artificial flavors […]

Good reason to drink more Coffee

Everyone thinks caffeine but more specifically coffee is unhealthy for you but in relation to nonalcoholic fatty liver (NAFL) disease it can be beneficial. You may think that since soda has caffeine in it that you should drink lots of Coke or other products to reduce the effects of NAFL but you are wrong. Soda […]

Gluten and Liver

“Patients who have autoimmune hepatitis have a higher chance of going into remission when they are on a gluten free diet” according to Dr. Osborne from The Gluten Free Society. Liver and gall bladder damage can be caused by gluten intolerance. That is why it is important to get tested for gluten intolerance if you […]

What does a Gluten Free Diet consist of?

Gluten is a protein complex. It is a composite of storage proteins termed prolamins and glutelins1. You can notice certain foods that have gluten in them, based on their shape and texture. For example, breads or doughs that have gluten will have a chewy texture. The gluten proteins help keeps the doughs shape as it […]

New wave of Hep C hits Austin, but cure is available

The cure for a deadly virus is right here in Austin. Hepatitis C is the leading cause of liver cancer, and it’s the number one reason for liver transplants in the US. According to the CDC, an estimated 4 million people still have Hep C. A class of new medication is now available. Not toxic […]

Proper Consumption of Olive Oil

Humans have consistently used olive oil since the time of Greeks and Romans. Although interestingly enough the Greeks and Romans didn’t necessarily always consume olive oil, but instead used it as a way to make their bodies glisten during competitions (4). In modern times Olive oil itself has carried a reputation of being one of […]