Lifestyle Intervention in Fatty Liver (NAFLD)

The clinical trials “Lifestyle Intervention in Fatty Liver (NAFLD) (FOIE GRAS)” that will be performed under guidance of Principal Investigator Dr. Piero Portincasa, and two ESRs (Raquel Baccetto and Emilio Molina Molina) working at University of Bari Aldo Moro (UNIBA), Italy got approval and the protocol can be found at

Participants randomized to the Lifestyle Intervention will receive an intensive, state-of-the-art weight loss intervention based on a Mediterranean diet and physical activity. The intervention will focus on changing both eating and exercise habits with a goal of producing a 7-10% weight loss within the first 6 months and then maintaining this weight loss. Participants will be evaluated using validated questionnaires and adherence scores to assess food intake and physical activity, and will then be closely followed during the intervention period.

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