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High Levels of Fructose, Trans Fats Lead to Significant Liver Disease, Says Study

Posted on Jul 16, 2010 in Uncategorized

ScienceDaily (June 23, 2010) — Scientists at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center have discovered that a diet with high levels of fructose, sucrose, and of trans fats not only increases obesity, but also leads to significant fatty liver disease with scar tissue. Moreover, the researchers conducted the study in a new mouse model of obesity and liver disease that so closely models human disease they will now be able to test therapies to determine their effectiveness, according to Rohit Kohli, M.D., a gastroenterologist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and...

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