Obesity continues to be a growing issue in the UK. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the term for a wide range of conditions caused by a build-up of fat within the liver cells. It is usually seen in people who are overweight or obese. Simple fatty liver is very common in the UK, reflecting the number of people who are obese or overweight. It is one of the most common forms of liver disease, with an estimated 25-30% people in the UK having early forms of NAFLD. We’ll be talking about this and more on the show.