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A 38-year-old member asked:

Do i need to be on a special diet if i have hepatitis?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
Not really: If severe liver disease is present then a low salt, low protein diet may be appropriate.
Dr. Kristel Hunt
Hepatology 23 years experience
Eat healthy: no but eating well is one of the best predictors of doing well in the long run. Both the Mediterranean diet and high scores on the Healthy Eating Index show people with lower enzymes, lower mortality from liver disease, reduced risk of liver cancer.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

Is there a special diet that can help me recover from hepatitis a?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Hep A diet: Healthy diet, lots of fruits and vegetables especially raw and blended with smoothies, berries, nuts, rice milk, almond milk, eggs, lean grass fed beef, wild salmon, walnuts, green salads. Avoid most fats and oils except extra virgin olive oil.

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