The Effects of Flaxseed Supplement on Biochemical Factors and Hepatic Fibrosis in Patients With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

NCT ID: NCT02395900


Title
The Effects of Flaxseed Supplement on Lipid Profile, Liver Enzymes, Inflammatory Factors and Hepatic Fibrosis in Patients With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Purpose
To study the effects of Flaxseed supplement on lipid profile, liver enzymes, inflammatory factors and hepatic fibrosis in patients with Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH), 50 patients who referred to Gastrointestinal (GI) clinic with steatosis grade 2 and 3 will be randomly allocated to receive placebos or 30 grams Flaxseed powder for 12 weeks; both groups will be advised to adherence the investigators' diet and exercise program too. At the first and the end of the intervention, lipid profiles, liver enzymes, some inflammatory markers, and liver fibrosis will be assessed and compared between groups.
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Conditions
Non Alcoholic Steatohepatitis
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Source
National Nutrition and Food Technology Institute
Sponsors
National Nutrition and Food Technology Institute
Status
Completed
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Last Updated
20 Mar 2016
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