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 (nŏn′ăl-kə-hô′lĭk, -hŏl′ĭk)
A beverage usually containing less than 0.5 percent alcohol by volume.
1. Of, relating to, or being a beverage whose alcohol content is very low or negligible.
2. Containing no alcohol: nonalcoholic medication.
3. Dealcoholized.


(Cookery) not containing alcohol: nonalcoholic drinks.


(ˌnɒn æl kəˈhɔ lɪk, -ˈhɒl ɪk)

1. (of a consumable liquid) not alcoholic; not being or containing intoxicating alcohol.
2. a person who is not an alcoholic.
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Adj.1.nonalcoholic - characterized by the absence of alcohol; "nonalcoholic beverages"
alcoholic - characteristic of or containing alcohol; "alcoholic drinks"
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Both studies involved people with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), an aggressive disease characterised by fat in the liver.
She said: "I'm so excited that this research is being undertaken, as it offers real hope to people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease that there will be new treatments identified for this condition in the future.
Thirty-eight patients (mean age, 54 years) with severe nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and elevated serum ferritin levels (250 ng/ml or higher) were randomly assigned to lifestyle changes plus iron depletion by phlebotomy (n = 21) or to lifestyle changes alone (control group; n = 17).
Another revealed that one in four consumers aged between 18 and 34 bought nonalcoholic beer last year.
This is a significant development, as obesity-related conditions such as nonalcoholic fatty liver disease become key public health concerns on a global scale," commented Dr.
Market Street's moviegoers enjoyed the independent and art films and spent $34,505 on food and nonalcoholic beverages in 2013.
A recent issue of the journal Nutrition Research described the outcome of a trial conducted by Iranian researchers which revealed a benefit for cinnamon in men and women with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
The phase II clinical trial of first-in-class farnesoid X receptor agonist obeticholic acid as a treatment for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis was stopped early because the trial endpoint was met with high significance, Intercept Pharmaceuticals announced.
She said: "Two years ago we did No Alcohol April and what we found was that people often felt pressured when they were out to drink alcohol, or that they stood out like a sore thumb if they weren't drinking so what we wanted to do was encourage people and increase the access for people having nonalcoholic alternatives.
The study - Genome-wide analysis identifies loci associated with total bilirubin levels, steatosis, and mild fibrosis in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease - looked at how genomic factors affect the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is a very common liver condition.
SAN FRANCISCO - Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is common in adolescent girls with polycystic ovaries, and its presence coincides with worse metabolic derangements, according to Australian researchers.