Having elevated liver enzymes is not unusual for those with metabolic issues. Obvious one is obesity, but even thin people can have a fatty liver from poor diet. Our high carbohydrate American diets are the cause. With elevated insulin levels required to manage the dietary sugars and carbohydrate, our cells become insulin resistant and the energy can not be used. The carbohydrate we eat gets converted in to fat and stuffed in the liver for storage. If the diet remains high in carbohydrate that stored fat is never tapped for energy, more gets stuffed in, and just sits there causing inflammation and eventually elevated liver enzymes. This leads to NAFLD, or non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. It can actually lead to cirrhosis if lifestyle is not corrected and the person continues to eat and drink carbs and sugar.
Weight loss can sometimes show slight elevation of liver enzymes like yours. As the fat is being mobilized from the liver it can be a transient sign of this. Ketosis is considered a great treatment for fatty liver. Because it drives down the insulin and causes the body to convert over to using fat storage for energy, all your organs and other tissues that have been hoarding fat will now be releasing it
Your Dr does not have any data to support his idea that being on Cambridge is the cause of your enzymes being elevated from the previous test 4 months ago. It's just an easy thing to pin it on. Liver enzymes can get elevated from disease, alcohol abuse, or carbohydrate over-consumption. Non-alcoholic fatty liver is very common in overweight/obese people. So is insulin resistance and these are often unknown early signs of impending diabetes. I was told my liver enzymes were elevated before I lost my weight on Cambridge. I did not know that it was an early warning sign of my insulin resistance and diabetes.
Stick with your program. You are healing from the inside out.
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