Chapter 64

Coffee and Prevention of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Francesca M. Trovato, Daniela Catalano, Giuseppe F. Martines,  and Guglielmo M. Trovato     Department of Internal Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy

Abstract

The concurrent effect of the most important factors exerting beneficial effects for prevention and even the cure of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), including food, beverages, and nutrients, are still not sufficiently taken into account. The effects on NAFLD severity of greater quantity of coffee intake should be studied concurrently with the dietary profile and putative beneficial food such as olive oil. Actually, there is a gender difference, and coffee benefits are evident in women but not in men. ...

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