Vitamin E significantly improves liver function for fatty liver patients: Meta-analysis

Vitamin E can significantly improve liver function in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases (NAFLD) including non-alcoholic steatohepatisis (NASH), a meta-analysis of five clinical trials.

The review, published in the journal Nutrition, found the vitamin improved serum biochemical parameters and hepatic clinical guidelines on NAFLD/NASH.

NAFLD is a team used to describe liver diseases involving hepatic steatosis -or fatty change- without excessive alcohol intake and includes a wide range of liver diseases from simple fatty change to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). NASH causes liver cirrhosis -scarring of the liver and subsequent loss of function due to long-term damage -and may develop into hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common type of liver cancer.
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Source: Nutrition