09/26/2013 04:12 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Do You Have a Fatty Liver? 90 Million Americans Do!

The most common disease in America is something you probably never heard of, but it affects 90 million Americans and is a major risk factor for diabetes, heart attacks, and even cancer.

It's called fatty liver, and it's caused by the 152 pounds of sugar and 146 pounds of flour in our diet.

Fatty liver creates a whole cascade of issues, including:

  • Inflammation
  • Insulin resistance
  • Pre-diabetes and diabetes
  • Abnormal cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart attack
  • Cancer

Watch this week's edition of House Call with Dr. Hyman below to learn about the root causes of fatty liver and how to fix it.

Wishing you health and happiness,
Mark Hyman, MD

Mark Hyman, MD is a practicing physician, founder of The UltraWellness Center, a six-time New York Times bestselling author, and an international leader in the field of Functional Medicine. You can follow him on Twitter, connect with him on LinkedIn, watch his videos on YouTube, become a fan on Facebook, and subscribe to his newsletter.

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