The protective effects of betaine against liver diseases

Alleviation of acute ethanol-induced liver injury and impaired metabolomics of S-containing substances by betaine supplementation.

The present study investigated the effects of the natural compound betaine on the development of liver diseases. The experiments were performed with mice which were administered betaine in drinking water for 2 weeks. The results suggested that betaine can be protective against liver diseases. More details can be found in the study.
Kim SJ, Jung YS, Kwon do Y, Kim YC. Alleviation of acute ethanol-induced liver injury and impaired metabolomics of S-containing substances by betaine supplementation. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2008 Apr 18;368(4):893-8.


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