Healthy Habits: What you eat can cause liver cirrhosis too!

By Theresa Albert

It comes as a shock to people that most liver disease in Canada and the US is caused by  food abuse causing obesity and not by alcohol abuse. The liver of a 10 year old overweight child who is fed junk all his years can be just as damaged as that of a 60 year old alcoholic.  Both conditions lead to cirrhosis and potentially cancer.