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A 55-year-old male asked:

I was diagnosed with fatty liver. is drinking non-alcoholic beer now okay?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Calories !: Fatty liver is incredibly common, predominantly due to: high alcohol intake, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity. The more of these risks you have, the greater the chance of fatty liver. Addressing these risks is an important step to correcting fatty liver. Distinguish hepatosteatosis (fatty liver) from steatohepatitis (fatty liver with abnormal liver tests that risks cirrhosis & liver cancer).

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A 44-year-old member asked:

Is it possible for me to drink near beers with a fatty liver?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Go ahead: The fact that you're willing to drink only minimally-alcoholic drinks tells me that you're not a problem drinker and that your fatty liver may have a different cause. I trust hepatitis c and wilson's have been ruled out. The most common cause of fatty liver nowadays is lack of sufficient exercise for your body's genetic need. Why drink near-beer when you could be hitting the gym like a maniac?
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A 34-year-old male asked:

Non alcoholic beer whilst having a fatty liver-safe?

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Dr. Edward Seegers
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
NASH - BEER: Hi ~ Yes, NASH + non alcohol beer is completely OK and wont worsen NASH as long as you dont drink too much since it contains carbs. If you are OBESE please go on carbo reduced diet to reduce fatty infiltration in liver.thanks
Last updated Feb 21, 2016

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