The annual ‘Liver Meeting’ of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases which took place October in Boston reported results linking high intake of sugar (specifically fructose) to liver disease.

“The research team concluded that consumption of high fructose can have negative effects on liver through overfeeding, as well as damage the liver by inducing increased oxidative stress.”

Link to AASLD press release: Liver Damage Caused by Refined Sugars

Link to Reuters news coverage: Sugar intake may hurt liver