Health Apr 19

Recent research shows about 1 in 4 people in the U.S. have fatty liver disease. But among Latinos, especially of Mexican and Central American descent, the rate is significantly higher. One large study in Dallas found that 45% of Latinos had fatty livers. Photo by PIC4U via Adobe Stock
Why are so many Latino children developing fatty liver disease?

In California, researchers are exploring the disproportionate rise of a progressive form of fatty liver disease in Latino children. The condition is the fastest-growing cause of liver transplants in young adults and appears to be linked to excess consumption of…