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Does alcohol increase fats?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice
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In brief: Alcohol

Alcohol calories are usually carbohydrates.
But these are unneeded and not nutritional carbohydrates. So, when the liver sees this much sugar they make triglycerides, or fat storage molecules. Thus this sugar is made into fats that can be dangerous.

In brief: Alcohol

Alcohol calories are usually carbohydrates.
But these are unneeded and not nutritional carbohydrates. So, when the liver sees this much sugar they make triglycerides, or fat storage molecules. Thus this sugar is made into fats that can be dangerous.
Dr. Robert Killian
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: Alcohol as fat.

Alcohol is interesting in this regard, as it's technically a carbohydrate but has a caloric density similar to fat, so drinking too much alcohol can make one gain weight.

In brief: Alcohol as fat.

Alcohol is interesting in this regard, as it's technically a carbohydrate but has a caloric density similar to fat, so drinking too much alcohol can make one gain weight.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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