Dietary medium chain triglycerides prevent nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

The incidence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) associated with obesity is increasing rapidly and is a major source of liver pathology. A new study from investigators at the US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service’s Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center suggest dietary substitution of saturated fat in the form of medium chain triglycerides (MCT) for polyunsaturated fats can prevent progression of NAFLD-associated liver injury and that MCT containing oils could be a ne…

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-04/sfe…



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