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Soy Protein Alleviates Symptoms of Fatty Liver Disease, Study Suggests

(Science Daily) University of Illinois researchers have shown how soy protein could significantly reduce fat accumulation and triglycerides in the livers of obese patients by partially restoring the function of a key signaling pathway in the organ…
"Almost a third of American adults have fatty liver disease, many of them without symptoms," [Hong] Chen explained. "Obesity is a key risk factor for this condition, which can lead to liver failure."…
Eating soy protein, from such sources as tofu and yogurt, appears to alleviate some of the stress on fatty livers, Chen said.
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