Food and lifestyle changes can make a big difference in preserving your liver health over time. Plus, if nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is diagnosed early, reversal is even possible. Read How to Eat Well for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, and try our dietitian-designed sample plan below.
Sample one-day meal plan to control nonalcoholic fatty liver disease:
|Breakfast||1 serving Toast with Sweet Potato, Egg & Avocado
8 oz coffee or green tea without sweetener
8 oz water
|Lunch||1 serving Cuban Style Rice & Beans with Turkey
16 oz water OR 16 oz iced unsweetened green tea
4 cups fresh spinach, steamed or wilted, tossed with 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil and a pinch of salt
|Snack||1 oz (¼ cup) whole raw skin-on almonds
3 dried figs
16 oz water
|Dinner||1 serving Sesame Tuna & Mango Salad
16 oz water
Daily Totals: 1,716 calories, 90 g total fat, 14 g saturated fat, 296 g cholesterol, 1,007 mg sodium, 152 g carb, 40 g fiber, 51 g sugar, 89 g protein
Jessie Shafer is a registered dietitian, team member at The Real Food RDs, former magazine editor, avid cyclist, and busy mom of two who loves to share her enthusiasm for eating well.
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