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14 April 2011

Exercise curbs non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Aerobic exercise may slow the progression of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese people, finds a new study.

Aerobic exercise may slow the progression of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese people, finds a new study.

These improvements were linked to an increase in the hormone adiponectin, which plays a role in the body's response to insulin and has anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce the risk of heart attack, the researchers said. Low levels of adiponectin are common in obese people.

 
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