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Elevated Enzymes due to high sugar meal the night before?

I recently took a blood test and my Liver enzymes (AST and ALT) came back extremely high. I went to get an Ultrasound completed so that we could figure it the issue. According to the radiologist my liver looks normal. I eat healthy and I workout everyday I take a multivitamin, fish oil, and a probiotic daily. When thinking back the night before my blood test I had a lot of a very rich dessert with a friend (Large cookie cake with ice cream) and although I was fasted for 8+ hours I can’t help thinking that that meal may have had an effect on my enzyme levels. Is this possible?
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Unlikely the meal you had caused a significant spike in enzymes.
However , inversely high enzyme levels released (from whatever cause) can sometimes have an effect on high glucose levels.
Hopfully your doctor ran other bloods to try to find out what may be going on with your liver(ie. the Hep’s A,B and C and Autoimmune Hep)

Ultrasound is a good diagnostic test for possible cancers and liver size and structure but inferior for any fibrosis you may have.

A fibroscan and/or fibrosure blood test have good diagnostic results for that.

With high enzymes a good physician will keep searching until they find the cause.
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I meant to add , given you say you work out everyday. Strenuous exercise also has been known to increase enzymes released from the liver
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