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November 21 - December 10, 2014

"UCSF develops sugar science site to improve nation's health"

By Cape Cod Times - (12/10/2014)

"Scientific team sounds the alarm on sugar as a source of disease"

By Barbara Sadick - Chicago Tribune (12/05/2014)

"Studies show consuming excess sugar can lead to wrinkles, liver damage, even loss of limbs"

By Shamona Harnett - Winnipeg Free Press (11/24/2014)

"Researchers campaign against Americans’ sweet tooth with public health initiative"

By Lisa Aliferis - Washington Post (11/21/2014)

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The largest internal organ. It weighs about three to four pounds and is located under the lower edge of the ribs on the right side. It helps us digest our food and remove toxins from our blood. "Hepat" in a word means liver, so an "hepato-toxin" is a liver poison or something that can cause damage to the liver

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Too much fructose in added sugar can damage your liver just like too much alcohol.

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Growing scientific evidence shows that too much added sugar, over time, is linked to diabetes, heart disease and liver disease.

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Today, 31% of American adults and 13% of kids suffer from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

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