Experts in the UK have warned that in the near future most liver transplants will be necessary as a result of over-eating and not linked to alcohol, as most people assume.
Dr Quentin Anstee, a consultant hepatologist at Newcastle University and the Freeman hospital says a major concern is the number of people being diagnosed with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. This is caused by over-eating. The condition is linked to the buildup of fat within liver cells and not drinking alcohol.
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