Creatine Supplementation Prevents the Accumulation of Fat in the Livers of Rats Fed a High-Fat Diet

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Journal: The Journal of Nutrition

Publication Date: 10/2011

Summary: The study investigated the effects on fatty liver development of feeding rats a control diet, a high-fat diet or a high-fat diet supplemented with creatine. Liver fat increased in the rats fed a high-fat diet over 3 weeks. This effect was prevented by supplementing the high-fat diet with creatine. 

Key Takeaways

When rats consumed a high fat diet, they showed an increase in liver fat. However, when the high fat diet was supplemented with creatine the increase in liver fat was prevented.

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