« Back to Research Deepdives

Effects of Monounsaturated Fats vs. Fibre on Liver Fat Levels

This content is restricted to members.

To view our premium content, sign up for a membership:


Register New Account

Choose your membership level

Choose Your Payment Method

‹ Back to Research Deepdives


  1. Luukkonen P, Sadevirta S, Zhou Y, Ali A, Ahonen L, Lallukka S et al. Saturated fat is more metabolically harmful for the human liver than polyunsaturated fat or simple sugars. Journal of Hepatology. 2018;68:S836.
    2. Kotronen A, Yki-Järvinen H. Fatty Liver: A Novel Component of the Metabolic Syndrome. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. 2008;28(1):27-38.
    3. Anstee Q, McPherson S, Day C. How big a problem is non-alcoholic fatty liver disease?. BMJ. 2011;343(jul18 1):d3897-d3897.
    4. Bjermo H, Iggman D, Kullberg J, Dahlman I, Johansson L, Persson L et al. Effects of n-6 PUFAs compared with SFAs on liver fat, lipoproteins, and inflammation in abdominal obesity: a randomized controlled trial. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2012;95(5):1003-1012.
    5. Noureddin M, Zelber‐Sagi S, Wilkens L, Porcel J, Boushey C, Le Marchand L et al. Diet Associations With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in an Ethnically Diverse Population: The Multiethnic Cohort. Hepatology. 2020;.
    6. van Herpen N, Schrauwen-Hinderling V, Schaart G, Mensink R, Schrauwen P. Three Weeks on a High-Fat Diet Increases Intrahepatic Lipid Accumulation and Decreases Metabolic Flexibility in Healthy Overweight Men. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2011;96(4):E691-E695.
    7. Green C, Hodson L. The Influence of Dietary Fat on Liver Fat Accumulation. Nutrients. 2014;6(11):5018-5033.
    8. Kirk E, Reeds D, Finck B, Mayurranjan M, Patterson B, Klein S. Dietary Fat and Carbohydrates Differentially Alter Insulin Sensitivity During Caloric Restriction. Gastroenterology. 2009;136(5):1552-1560.
    9. Sevastianova K, Kotronen A, Gastaldelli A, Perttila J, Hakkarainen A, Lundbom J et al. Genetic variation in PNPLA3 (adiponutrin) confers sensitivity to weight loss-induced decrease in liver fat in humans. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2011;94(1):104-111.