I also have a fatty liver. I have a fairly normal diet, with lots of fresh fruit & veg and drink about 2 litres of water a day. My alcohol intake is almost non existent and I am a non smoker. I am 157cm. and weigh 116kg (which has been quite rapid) – I have a moderate exercise regime. My Dr. tells me that I am high end stage of the disease. Since being treated for Breast Cancer in 2001, I now have a non functional thyroid gland, for which I am on medication and also on Cholesterol medication as well. Except for the weight gain I am keeping well. I am 55 yrs of age. My question is would I benefit from following the fatty liver diet/liver cleansing program? What other foods should I add/delete from my diet?.
Alkaline phosphatase is another liver enzyme that is frequently measured. This enzyme is usually found in the walls of the bile ducts (tube-like structures within the liver that connect liver cells together). Elevation of alkaline phosphatase may indicate an injury to the biliary cells. Common causes of biliary injury or biliary obstruction (cholestasis) are gallstones and certain medications, although, some of the conditions listed previously can also raise the levels of this enzyme. Alkaline phosphate is also found in the bone and can be elevated in bone diseases. GGT and 5' nucleotidase levels can be elevated in biliary conditions (disease of the gallbladder and bile ducts) along with alkaline phosphatase.