Less red meat and more green vegetables halves risk of fatty liver disease – The Times
Eating a plant-rich Mediterranean diet with very little red meat can reduce the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease by half, results from a clinical trial have suggested.
Consuming lots of vegetables, nuts and lean protein can help to reverse the liver condition commonly caused by obesity, according to a paper published in the journal Gut.
It is well known that the diet traditionally eaten in the Mediterranean is key to preventing and reducing several health problems, including heart disease and diabetes.
Researchers at Harvard in the US and Ben-Gurion University in Israel examined whether a “green Mediterranean diet” — one with little or no red meat — has additional benefits. This modified green Med diet is rich in vegetables, includes 28 grams of