Does drinking lite beer hurt the liver less than other alcohols?
Topic: Does drinking lite beer hurt the liver less than other alcohols?
May 25, 2019 / By Dougal Question:
I'm a 30 yr old Male. I recently had a blood test to check levels and what not, and one of my liver counts came back high. Not troublesome high, but higher than what it should be (that's how my doctor put it to me).
I used to drink mixers, jack and coke. Now I just drink Miller Lite. Usually have a few beers 3-4 days of the week.
Yes, I know, all alcohol is bad for the liver, and I should quit drinking, yadda yadda - save it.
Just answer my question please....
If you're going to drink, is it better (health wise) to drink a lite beer than other alcohols?
Appreciate the feedback.
Best Answers: Does drinking lite beer hurt the liver less than other alcohols?
Brennan | 5 days ago
No, sorry light beer just has less calories, not less alcohol, so the same amount of alcohol is getting into your liver as with regular beer. But, taking aspirin the morning after drinking also really damages the liver, so you should be aware of that too.
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Alcohol is alcohol is alcohol.., according to your liver anyway. Lite beer will only be nice you your waist line. Liver issues are very serious and lead to many bad things. You seem to control drinking so if you stay on top of health and wellness you should be fine.
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not better for your liver. there are fewer calories in lite beer, so its easier to maintaina healthy weight.
if your problem is your liver, the only way to work on it is drinking less. not swithcing between types of alcohol. your liver gets hit the same wheter you drink 1 reg beer, 1 lite beer, 1 shot of 80proof, or 1 glass of wine. sounds like its time to cut back...think of the money you'll save!
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Nope. "Lite" beers have just as much alcohol content as other beers--just fewer calories. If you're drinking it in moderation, you should be fine. However, if you're looking for a substitute, I would recommend red wine. It doesn't have a lighter alcohol content, but it has other health benefits such as improving heart health, and preventing some cancers.
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