Scientists establish zinc supplementation can prevent fatty liver disease2 min read . Updated: 30 Apr 2019, 03:49 PM IST
- The researchers first treated human hepatocellular carcinoma cells with zinc oxide nanoparticles and tested lipid accumulation in the cells
- In the cell tests, the researchers found that the presence of zinc oxide nanoparticles prevented accumulation of fat in them
NEW DELHI : Indian scientists have established that nanoparticles of zinc oxide (ZnO) can prevent fat accumulation in the liver and thereby prevent Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) that has become a common medical condition given currently prevalent food habits and lifestyle.
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