#131 Does Weight Loss Surgery Help with Fatty Liver?

bariatric surgery success podcast

HOST: Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Dr.

Susan Mitchell 


What the heck is a fatty liver? Were you told you have a fatty liver before your weight loss surgery? What does this mean? Is it something that you should be concerned about? Does the surgery improve it? What about your diet? Does what you eat now and down the track affect fatty liver? Let’s get right to it and talk about how your surgery and your diet can affect a fatty liver.

In two weeks I’ll be joined by your favorite bariatric dietitians Gayle and Isabel. We’ll share 15 of our favorite bariatric-friendly carbs that you can add to your meals so have that digital note pad ready.

Topics covered in this episode:

Liver 101


How NAFLD is diagnosed; liver function tests

Who gets NAFLD

Does WLS help fatty liver disease?

What type of diet is recommended to keep your liver healthy?

Are there medications to treat it?

What about physical activity?

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