Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Review Article Volume 6 Issue 5

The Consumption of Omega-3 as Part of the Treatment and Prevention of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

Jacqueline Valenzuela Rangel1*, Itzel Cabrera Yepez1 and Dra María Montserrat López Ortíz2

1Students of Nutrition at the Universidad de Guanajuato, Campus León, Mexico
2Researcher and full-time professor of the Department of Medicine and Nutrition at the Universidad de Guanajuato. Contact: Department of Medicine and Nutrition, Division of Health Sciences, Campus León. Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico

*Corresponding Author: Jacqueline Valenzuela Rangel, Students of Nutrition at the Universidad de Guanajuato, Campus León, Mexico.

Received: March 16, 2022; Published: April 11, 2022

Abstract

It is common to hear about the liver, and how this organ can easily get sick or damaged by excessive alcohol consumption. However, there is a condition that is not necessarily related to alcohol intake, this is non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and it can be prevented or modified in its early stages of evolution [1].

Keywords: Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD); Metabolic Syndrome; Hepatocyte; Omega-3:

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Citation

Citation: Jacqueline Valenzuela Rangel., et al. “The Consumption of Omega-3 as Part of the Treatment and Prevention of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)". Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 6.5 (2022): 27-30.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Jacqueline Valenzuela Rangel., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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