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This Eating Habit Could Be Putting You in Danger of Liver Diseases, Says New Research

When it comes to looking after your health, it's important to consider how you're treating your liver . A healthy liver can help you metabolize your food and protect you from dangerous chemicals, among a range of other vital functions, while an unhealthy liver can lead to a whole host of issues , ranging from the uncomfortable to the seriously dangerous. When it comes to helping or hurting  this vital organ, your eating habits can have a huge impact. Now, new research suggests eating foods that increase your inflammation may leave you at risk of dangerous liver diseases . In the study, which was published in The Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics , researchers looked at more than 4,100 U.S. adults between the ages of 20 and 80, comparing their Dietary Inflammatory Index (DII) — a measure of how someone's diet will affect their levels of inflammation — to measures of their liver health. The highest-scoring foods , or the ones that could cause the most inflammation