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A 18-year-old male asked:

Eating too much __________ can cause damage to the liver. is it. potassium b. sodium c. vitamin b d. magnesium?

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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Liver damage: If you have too much salt in your diet, that excess sodium won't cause liver damage, according to the National Library of Medicine. High dietary intake of Magnesium and Potassium is normalized by renal excretion and will not generally cause problems. High doses (2000 to 3000 mg per day) of niacin (vitamin B3) can also cause nausea, jaundice and elevated liver enzymes mimicking hepatitis.
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