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Special Issue "Effects of Diet and Active Compounds on Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease"
A special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 October 2019.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) shows rising prevalence among individuals from different ages and incomes, especially in Western-lifestyle societies. This asymptomatic condition can progress to more severe pathologies, increasing the morbidity and mortality of individuals.
Many efforts have been made to find strategies to decrease fat accumulation in the liver and, ultimately, in the whole body. In the last decades, a growing body of evidence documented that changes in lifestyle are the most effective, especially as regards nutritional habits.
At least two hallmarks contribute to the success of dietary interventions: First, a reduction in calorie intake; second, an increase in fruit and vegetable consumption, which leads to enhanced intake of phytonutrients able to exert antioxidant and anti-inflammatory actions.
Therefore, the aim of this Special Issue is to provide new insights into the effectiveness of diet regimens and specific dietary compounds to prevent and/or cure NAFLD.
Prof. Elena Grasselli
Prof. Ilaria Demori
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Nutrients is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
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- Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
- Metabolic syndrome
- Nutritional habits
- Mediterranean diet
- Antisteatotic active compounds
- Anti-inflammatory activities
The below list represents only planned manuscripts. Some of these manuscripts have not been received by the Editorial Office yet. Papers submitted to MDPI journals are subject to peer-review.
Name: Prof. J.A. Martínez
Affiliation: Department of Nutrition, Food Science and Physiology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Navarra, 31008 Pamplona, Spain
Topic: a randomized control trial with two different dietary strategies implemented in NAFLD patients in order to assess the impact on metabolical and other endogenous factors after 6-months of nutritional intervention
Name: Prof. Livia Pisciotta
Affiliation: Operative Unit of Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition, Policlinic Hospital San Martino, University of Genoa Italy
Title: Influence of LIPA gene polymorphism on lipid profile in a cohort of dyslipidemic patients and effect of mediterranean diet
Name: Prof. Edoardo G. Giannini
Affiliation: Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Policlinico San Martino-IRCCS per l'Oncologia, Genoa, Italy
Topic: Mediterranean Diet and NAFLD