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Treatment of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease; Weight loss or Physical activity? An updated narrative mini review of most recent review articles

Papandreou, D.*

Department of Health Sciences, Zayed University, Khalifa B City, Abu Dhabi, 144534, United Arab Emirates

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Abstract

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver is the most common disease of the liver which may lead to steatohepatitis and cirrhosis if not treated properly. Most of the subjects with the disease are obese and insulin resistant while a very small percentage of them are lean. Current first line treatment focuses on weight loss and exercise. The purpose of this mini review is to update the audience with the latest information from Pubmed and Scopus on weight loss and exercise on NAFLD and evaluate the importance of each treatment separately and combined.

Keywords: Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease; Calories; Exercise; Insulin Resistance; Obesity.

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Papandreou, D. "Treatment of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease; Weight loss or Physical activity? An updated narrative mini review of most recent review articles," PANR Journal, July 11, 2017, https://www.panr.com.cy/?p=1617.