When your mother said, "Eat your vegetables," she was correct. New research shows that eating green veggies will protect your liver from fat accumulation not related to alcohol consumption. NAFLD has become an increasing problem today due to poor dietary choices and foods which contain sugar, and in particular fructose. Not be confused with eating two servings of fruits per day, I am speaking of processed foods. Here is an excerpt from the article:
"A green Mediterranean (MED) diet reduces intrahepatic fat more than other healthy diets and cuts non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in half, according to a long-term clinical intervention trial led by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers and a team of international colleagues."
The findings were published in Gut, a leading international journal focused on gastroenterology and hepatology. To read the entire article please click here.
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