Sign Up

Sweet Snacks Are Positively and Fruits and Vegetables Are Negatively Associated with Visceral or Liver Fat Content in Middle-Aged Men and Women

Article

posted by Research Admin 1 on 2019-02-25 14:32:53.414

Given the risks of visceral and liver fats on cardiometabolic diseases, this research investigates the habitual intake of main food groups (dairy, meat, fish, fruits and vegetables, sweet snacks, and fats and oils) of middle-aged men and women using various data, as well as a food-frequency questionnaire. They found that fruit and vegetable intake reduced these fats, while sugary treats increased it.

This is an open access article that can b read in free full text at: https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxy260

Van Eekelen, E., et al. Sweet Snacks Are Positively and Fruits and Vegetables Are Negatively Associated with Visceral or Liver Fat Content in Middle-Aged Men and Women. The Journal of Nutrition, Volume 149, Issue 2, 1 February 2019, Pages 304–313