sábado, 18 de fevereiro de 2017

Fructose consumption linked to the increase of liver disease among adolescents and children

New study indicates that sugar intake and uric acid concentration independently contribute to incidence and progression of liver disease

Date: February 14, 2017

Source: Elsevier Health Sciences

Recent research suggests that dietary fructose intake may increase serum uric acid concentrations and that both uric acid concentration and fructose consumption may be increased in individuals with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Investigators have now established that both dietary fructose consumption and serum uric acid concentrations are independently associated with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).


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