Restriction of dietary calories, fat and iron improves non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

@article{Yamamoto2007RestrictionOD,
  title={Restriction of dietary calories, fat and iron improves non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.},
  author={Mika Yamamoto and Motoh Iwasa and Kazuko Iwata and Masahiko Kaito and Ryosuke Sugimoto and Naohito Urawa and Rumi Mifuji and Masayoshi Konishi and Yoshinao Kobayashi and Yukihiko Adachi},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={498-503}
}
BACKGROUND The pathogenesis of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is unclear. Recent studies suggested that oxidative stress plays an important role in the mechanism of NASH. Excessive accumulation of iron in the liver causes oxidative stress. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the grade of hepatic iron accumulation and the therapeutic response… CONTINUE READING