Background: Replacing SFAs with vegetable PUFAs has cardiometabolic
benefits, but the effects on liver fat are unknown. Increased
dietary n-6 PUFAs have, however, also been proposed to
promote inflammation—a yet unproven theory.
Objective: We investigated the effects of PUFAs on liver fat, systemic
inflammation, and metabolic disorders.
Design: We randomly assigned 67 abdominally obese subjects
(15% had type 2 diabetes) to a 10-wk isocaloric diet high in vegetable
Authors: Helena Bjermo