• Adherence to a plant-based diet in relation to adipose tissue volumes and liver fat content

    1 month ago - By American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

    ABSTRACTBackgroundBetter adherence to plant-based diets has been linked to lower risk of metabolic diseases but the effect on abdominal fat distribution and liver fat content is unclear.ObjectivesWe aimed to examine the association between different plant-based diet indices and measures of abdominal fat distribution and liver fat content.MethodsIn a population-based sample of 578 individuals from Northern Germany , diet was assessed with a validated FFQ and an overall, a healthy, and an unhealthy plant-based diet index were derived. Participants underwent MRI to assess volumes of visceral...
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