• Stress, environment key barriers to Mediterranean diet uptake for NAFLD

    5 monthes ago - By Healio

    Barriers to initiating a Mediterranean diet - shown to improve liver health in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease - included an obesogenic environment, life stressors, and demand for convenience, according to a study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Liver Disease.
    “Poor understanding about NAFLD appeared to influence the priority placed on following dietary advice,” Laura Haigh from the Liver Research Group at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom, and colleagues wrote. “NAFLD causality and the strength of these associations produced
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