27 Jan '16, 7pm

Regular caffeine consumption from #coffee may reduce hepatic fibrosis in patients with NAFLD:

H Shen et al, 2016. Association between caffeine consumption and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology, Volume 9 (1). Print this page ABSTRACT: Objectives: Caffeine consumption is reported to be associated with reduced hepatic fibrosis in patients with chronic liver diseases. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the association between caffeine consumption and prevalence or hepatic fibrosis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in observational studies. Methods: We searched the literature of all languages from PubMed, EMBASE, and the Cochrane library from 1 January 1980 through 10 January 2015. Total caffeine consumption was defined as the daily intake of caffeine (mg/day) from all caffeine-containing products. Combined and subgroup analyses stratified by study designs...

Full article: http://coffeeandhealth.org/2016/01/h-shen-et-al-2016-asso...

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#Caffeine is one of the most studied components...

coffeeandhealth.org 01 Feb '16, 4pm

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