The role of the liver in your body is crucial, as it eliminates accumulates toxins through the urine and feces in the form of waste. So, since we are continually surrounded by toxins and pollutants, your liver can often become overwhelmed and incapable to get rid of all the waste, which leads to its storage in fat cells.
The excessive fat amounts in the liver, when they count for over 5-10% of its total weight, lead to fatty liver disease. This disease can be of two types: non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and alcoholic liver disease.
Also, you may want to know that the latter is caused by excessive use of alcohol beverages while the non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is caused by other non-alcoholic factors such as high cholesterol and genetics.