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Obesity has now overtaken alcohol as the number one cause of liver disease.
In some cases the damage is so severe it means patients require a liver transplant.
Doctors say the rise in obesity means the problem will get even worse in years to come.
The warning comes from liver experts at King's College Hospital in south London, one of the UK's leading liver transplant centres.
Dr Varuna Aluvihare, a consultant hepatologist at King's, said says fat induced liver disease has overtaken alcohol