Non-Exercisers at Greater Risk of Fatty Liver Disease.

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) occurs when fat builds up in the liver from causes other than excessive alcohol consumption. An analysis of data from the 16,000-participant HUNT3 study found that the 20% of adults with the lowest physical fitness levels were 17-18 times more likely to have NAFLD than the most active 40% of participants.

Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases, April 2019