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

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URL: https://academic.oup.com/jn/article/141/10/1799/4630498

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. 

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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.

Creatine Prevents Rats From Getting Fatty Liver When Eating High Fat Diets

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