Animal Research Minute – Could a supplement prevent a dangerous liver condition?

Well, according to the Telegram, researchers studying rats have found that the food supplement
creatine has been shown to prevent fatty liver disease – a condition caused by excess alcohol and fatty
food. Fatty liver disease can ultimately lead to insulin resistance, fibrosis, cirrhosis and even liver
cancer. Rats that were given creatine in their water did not develop fatty liver disease, even when
eating poor diets, so researchers are hopeful this supplement could also benefit people.

Read more: is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.