The Mediterranean dietary pattern as the diet of choice for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: Evidence and plausible mechanisms.

@article{ZelberSagi2017TheMD,
  title={The Mediterranean dietary pattern as the diet of choice for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: Evidence and plausible mechanisms.},
  author={Shira Zelber-Sagi and Federico Salomone and Liat Mlynarsky},
  journal={Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2017},
  volume={37 7},
  pages={936-949}
}
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has become a major global health burden, leading to increased risk for cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma, type-2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Lifestyle intervention aiming at weight reduction is the most established treatment. However, changing the dietary composition even without weight loss can also reduce steatosis and improve metabolic alterations as insulin resistance and lipid profile. The Mediterranean diet (MD) pattern has been… CONTINUE READING
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