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Study Reveals That 1 in 10 Teens Suffers from Liver Disease

by Heidi Stevenson Saturday
September 22nd 2012

A shocking report shows that one in ten American teens are now suffering from liver disease—a direct result of the distortion and pollution of our food system that allows fructose to be treated as if it's perfectly safe.

In a shocking report that bodes ill for the future health of the generation now entering adulthood, ten percent of today's teens in the United States suffers from nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) was examined by Marilyn Vos of Emery University. NHANES recorded data on 10,359 teenagers aged 12-18 from 1988-2008. Vos and co-researchers found that 9.9% have NAFLD.

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Fructose is good for you

It's the body clogged with fat first. then high carb of any kind is very dangerous. Please try to argue that an apple full of fructose is bad for me.

Apples are also full of pectin, which is good for you.

Whole fruits and vegetables contain other substances that counteract or complement the effects of other substances. Vitamin A is necessary in small quantities, but deadly if taken to excess.

A large body of nutritionists will tell you that fat is better for you than simple carbohydrates.


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I did. A MUST SEE -

I did . A must see.

Read a helpful book

Called the 'healthy liver and bowel book' by Sandra Cabot. Has some easy 24 hour detox programs and good info on how to take care of your liver. http://www.amazon.com/The-Healthy-Liver-Bowel-Book/dp/096739...

well, when 1/3 of the

well, when 1/3 of the population is obese, there are bound to be consequences to the body--not saying diet additives are not a factor, it is more of a multi-factorial interaction.


Since most of us here at DP is mostly alternative ie. alternative party, alternative media and now health, can anyone point me to the right direction as far as being what organization to associate with who has jumped on the band wagon on this alternative health craze. I am changing my career to alternative health ie mind,body and spirit etc and I notice that a lot of organization are propping up getting hold or control on this trend...

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http://karendecoster.com/ <--

http://karendecoster.com/ <-- this writer has been an invaluable resource in learning about food and health.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBnniua6-oM <-- this doctor gave a 60 minute speech on how sugar is a poison to your liver, you'll come to the basic same conclusions as the OP's article but this talk is about the science behind why fructose is poison for your liver.

http://www.marksdailyapple.com/ <-- Mark Sisson is has a lot of helpful material to help you transition into a paleo/primal diet and lifestyle.

This stuff doesn't have anything to do with massage though, all about food and the proper way to eat.

So, what supplement

can one take to cleanse the liver? I know the liver is the only organ that can regenerate itself, so those who are diagnosed with a fatty liver can get healthy again by changing their diet and taking the right supplements (natural supplements.) Anyone know of a good supplement for the liver?

“When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic.” – Dresden James

Don't listen to this other guy

The best thing you can do is cut out excess sugar (and obviously alcohol) intake. Fruit is ok in moderation, but we have run into serious trouble with the way we consume it and fruit sugar nowadays. A lot of our ills as a society can be traced back to our sugar consumption. See: Sugar-The Bitter Truth

There is an enzyme I take called Serrapeptase. You can consider it to be in the family of "systemic enzymes" along with nattokinase. You take them in such a way that instead of digesting your food like normal proteolytic enzymes, they enter your bloodstream and digest scar tissue, calcificaiton, and dead tissue through your body. Serrapeptase is especially good at digesting fibrin, which makes up the structure of scar tissue. For anyone at risk for heart disease, this should be your go-to supplement. Nothing will clear out artery plaque faster. I think it would definitely help someone heal a fatty liver.


is to go very low fat fruitarian diet. raw fruit. let the fat clear out of your system. then the liver can heal.

Milk Thistle for the liver (Silybum marianum)

Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum) is good for your liver. You can actually grow this herb easily, but it's much easier to buy the supplements than harvest the quantity of seeds you'd need to take it regularly. It's an interesting looking plant, but has vicious thorns. It's recommended for people with hepatitis C and some other liver problems.

"Milk thistle contains a group of bioflavonoids, collectively referred to as silymarin, produced from the seeds of the thistle. The most active of the group has been identified as silybin. Silymarin protects the liver from damage by preventing toxins from attaching to the liver cells and by neutralizing free radicals. It is used in the treatment of toxic-mushroom poisoning, cirrhosis and hepatitis."


Thank you very much

for your response. I found that they have tea with Milk Thistle in it http://www.buddhateas.com/milkthistle-seed-tea.html And in tablets http://www.vitalityherbs.com/buy/milk-thistle-capsules.html, both very, very cheap. I am going recommend these to my father, all he eats is fast food.lol Thank you again ;)

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wont help

your dad has to switch to a raw diet high in fruit and absolutely zero fat including no avocados or seeds. some raw greens and salad is ok, as are green juices.

milk thistle only will help recovery once the diet is changed. It will do nothing if the bad diet is maintained

Zero fat?

You have been seriously mislead. Fat is essential to your body. Avocados, seeds, nuts, olive oil, coconut oil. All of these things are wonderful for your body. Why would you advocated ditching all fat? Oh, that's right, Douglas Graham told you to.

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all the commercials say that corn syrup is fine...

Interesting when the EVIDENCE blatantly contradicts the propaganda.

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the danger in HFC is not the fructose

its the glucose and the mercury being consumed by someone clogged with fat.

Wait....There's more (into HFCS..)

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Frankenstein'ed Cows Ver. 2.0

We are so F'ed up now!!!


no supprise

Probably 1/3rd or more teens on psychotropic drugs (MAO inhibitors).

Since many FDA approved drugs are hepatotoxic (toxic to liver) I think this might be related.


"Take hold of the future or the future will take hold of you." -- Patrick Dixon

Yes, All drugs are hepatotoxic, must be digested by liver.

Only saturated fats, proteins and glucose are consumed by cells as foods.

Tylenol, antibiotics, food dyes, fructose, glypicide and metforman and aspartame all clog the liver and interfere with its proper function.

Aspartame can clog the liver with formaldehyde. It pickles the liver and makes a body spell bad.

Mineral deficiencies prevent the body from creating the bio cleaners it needs. Selenium is top on the list.

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Just so Happens

That there is an article on Infowars about Monsanto's GMO's causing liver damage. Go figure.


Consciousness Beyond Chemtrails - Jeffrey M Smith on GMO's - FUL

Hi Skippy,

Here is a 1 hour 15 minute video on GMO's which, of course mentions the liver.

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Big Pharma shouldn't get a pass either

force feeding kids as young as 5 with Ritalin and all the other psychotropic drugs that are marketed to parents/kids...ALL take a toll on the liver.

Big Pharma = Big Death

The liver...the multifunction organ and main filter of our...

bodies are too overwhelmed by the toxins, drugs, alcohol (or none/non-alcoholic steatohepatitis), various metabolic causes, food (or none/nutritional issues) we all ingest.

A good, natural "liver tonic/liver food" (no Big Pharma racket product here) that has been used for centuries (I take it daily) is the humble milk thistle. The main ingredient is the standardized extract of silymarin (main component is silibinin/silybin).



do you get the thistle and how do you take it...chew,boil tec?



In easy 1000mg...

High Fructose Corn Syrup [HFCS]

This has the same effect on your liver as alcohol without the inebriation. Great lecture online about it.

HFCS is in almost everything you buy these days. It is cheap and federally subsidized.


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mercola is a QUAcK when it comes to fructose

he's been wrong from the start on it.