High-Protein Diets Reduce Liver Fat
Potsdam-Rehbruecke – According to a new nutritional study conducted by the German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE) on individuals with type 2 diabetes, high-protein diets reduced liver fat by up to 48 percent within six weeks. It did not matter whether the diet was mainly based on plant or animal protein. The team of scientists led by Mariya Markova, Olga Pivovarova, Silke Hornemann and Andreas F. H. Pfeiffer of DIfE, a partner of the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD), has now published its findings in the journal Gastroenterology (Markova et al. 2016; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2016.10.007). (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)
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