• Food Insecurity May Be an Independent Risk Factor Associated with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease among Low-Income Adults in the United States

    1 month ago - By Journal of Nutrition

    ABSTRACTBackgroundNonalcoholic fatty liver disease , considered a “barometer” of metabolic health, is the leading cause of liver disease in the United States. Despite established associations between food insecurity and obesity, hypertension, and diabetes, little is known about the relation between food insecurity and NAFLD.ObjectiveWe sought to evaluate the association of food insecurity with NAFLD among low-income adults in the United States.MethodsWe conducted a cross-sectional analysis of a nationally representative sample of adults from the NHANES. Participants included adults in...
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  • Expand SNAP to Reduce Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in the United States

    1 month ago - By Journal of Nutrition


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