Dietary fructose as a risk factor for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)

@article{Alwahsh2016DietaryFA,
  title={Dietary fructose as a risk factor for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)},
  author={Salamah Mohammad Alwahsh and Rolf Gebhardt},
  journal={Archives of Toxicology},
  year={2016},
  volume={91},
  pages={1545-1563}
}
Glucose is a major energy source for the entire body, while fructose metabolism occurs mainly in the liver. Fructose consumption has increased over the last decade globally and is suspected to contribute to the increased incidence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). NAFLD is a manifestation of metabolic syndrome affecting about one-third of the population worldwide and has progressive pathological potential for liver cirrhosis and cancer through non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH… CONTINUE READING
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