Vitamin E and Fatty Liver Disease

Vitamin E Significantly Improves Liver Function for Fatty Liver Patients

A meta-analysis of five clinical trials shows a significant improvement in liver function in individuals with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) when supplementing with Vitamin E. Vitamin E was found to improve “serum biochemical parameters and hepatic histology”.  Improvements in inflammation, ballooning and hepatic fibrosis were also seen. NAFLD is becoming a global public health…

CoQ10 and NAFLD

CO-Q10 Supplementation Improves Fatty Liver, Reduces Markers of Inflammation in NAFLD

A new randomized double blind trial of both men and women with NAFLD (Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease) found positive results for supplemental coenzyme Q10.  NAFLD describes a disease of the liver that is characterized by fat accumulation in the liver, enlargement of the liver and increased serum liver enzyme levels.  Increase inflammation also accompanies this…

Fatty Liver Disease

Omega-3 May Help Fight Fatty Liver Disease

According to a new pilot study a high dose Omega-3 supplement may improve Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) markers. This pre-specified sub study of the WELCOME Trial (Wessex Evaluation of Fatty Liver and Cardiovascular markers in NAFLD with Omacor Therapy), a double blinded randomized controlled trial, looked at 16 individuals with NAFLD.  These participants were…

liver

Curcumin Touted For Metabolic Benefits in People with Fatty Liver Disease

A new study suggests daily supplementation with Curcumin (Turmeric) might improve Body Mass Index (BMI), metabolic status and liver biomarkers in people with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). 87 people with grades 1-3 NAFLD (Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease) participated in this randomized controlled clinical study.  The study lasted 8 weeks.  Participants were assigned randomly to…