Include some coconut for a healthy and liver-friendly diet. (Photo credit: Creative Commons/Alex Masters)
Although considered something ‘exotic’, coconut has slipped its way into the average American diet — in some form or other — from oil and butter and dairy substitutes, to flavorful dishes and desserts, to the ever-expanding coconut water trend.  This tasty superfood is known to have health benefits including amino acids and nutrients that support the formation of healthy cholesterol levels in the body. But did you know that coconuts are also beneficial to the liver? Coconut oil is rich in naturally-occurring medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) — fatty acids that are easily
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World Hepatitis Day is an annual celebration to promote awareness, screening and treatment of viral hepatitis. This “hidden epidemic” affects over 400 million people worldwide, and is one of the world’s top ten infectious diseases. This year, the theme  is “Prevent Hepatitis,” which aims to raise public consciousness of hepatitis A, B, C, D or E, and related issues such as treatment access and stigma. ADRLF brings you the “Top 10 Reasons to Screen, Vaccinate, Educate — Don’t Hesitate!” that we shared on July 28, 2015 via Twitter (@ADRLFoundation) and Facebook. Reason
‘Tis the season of giving! Show your support for ADRLF and liver health awareness with these merchandise for sale. Please use this secure payment form to complete your donation or purchase. We accept payment by method of American Express, Visa, and Mastercard.  To purchase by other methods please contact us via email at adrliverfoundation@gmail.com. ADRLF has carefully selected just a few chosen items for you to gift yourself or others as a way to further support the mission of the ADRLF and look good while doing it! Men and women’s T-Shirts  These T-shirts are made of 100% fin
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Hepatitis C is the most common chronic blood borne infection in the United States and is the leading cause of liver failure, liver cancer and liver transplants. Season’s Greetings! 2015 has been a great year for ADRLF as we continue to increase awareness about Hepatitis and liver cancer. We are grateful and humbled by your generous support of our cause. Our dear Al Rodriguez would be in awe of how ADRLF continues to honor his memory by helping those who can’t afford testing and treatment in the greater New York area. We have stuck close to our mission: Screen. Vaccinate. Don’t Hesita
Our much anticipated new year, 2016, started on a rather sad note with the passing of beloved music icons, David Bowie and Natalie Cole, who both suffered from liver diseases. As the world mourns this loss, ADRLF takes a closer look at hepatitis C — and why it is called a “silent killer” for a reason. After being diagnosed with hepatitis C in 2008 and decidedly wanting to make a difference by raising awareness, Natalie Cole opened up about her health struggles with this liver disease, which she acquired from her previous use of intravenous drugs. She underwent heavy interferon treatm
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The Al D. Rodriguez Liver Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides resources, education and information related to screening, the prevention of and treatment for the Hepatitis Virus and Liver Cancer. Our mission is to educate people about the relationship between chronic infection of the Hepatitis Virus and its association with Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) - which is the most common cause of liver cancer.