“These combined health problems appear to promote the deposit of fat in the liver,” explains the health body.
“For some people, this excess fat acts as a toxin to liver cells, causing liver inflammation and NASH, which may lead to a buildup of scar tissue in the liver.”
How to stop NAFLD getting worse
If you have NAFLD, you can make lifestyle changes to help stop it getting worse.
One of the most important interventions you make is to lose any excess weight.