Diet, weight loss, and liver health in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: Pathophysiology, evidence, and practice

@article{Marchesini2016DietWL,
  title={Diet, weight loss, and liver health in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: Pathophysiology, evidence, and practice},
  author={Giulio Marchesini and Salvatore Petta and Riccardo Dalle Grave},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={63}
}
Fatty liver accumulation results from an imbalance between lipid deposition and removal, driven by the hepatic synthesis of triglycerides and de novo lipogenesis. The habitual diet plays a relevant role in the pathogenesis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and both risky (e.g., fructose) and protective foods (Mediterranean diet) have been described, but the contribution of excess calories remains pivotal. Accordingly, weight loss is the most effective way to promote liver fat removal… 

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