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Thread: Liver Illness Strikes Latino Children Like a "Silent Tsunami"

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    Liver Illness Strikes Latino Children Like a "Silent Tsunami"

    Fatty liver disease, linked to gene interactions with a high-sugar diet, can cause cancer and organ failure

    -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


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    There's a slight bit of misinformation in the article, fatty liver is caused only by sugar, specifically fructose, via de novo lipogenesis. For humans this occurs solely in the liver. Dietary fat plays no part in fatty liver disease, as counter-intuitive as that may seem.

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