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A 17-year-old male asked:

Food for recovery from alcohol abuse and alcohol withdrawal and malnutrition? and other tips on how to recover? i'm aching a lot and dizzy

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Congratulations: on your recovery process. Alcohol/drug withdrawing needs to be supervised by your doctor for your safety. At some point he/she will encourage you to continue on your own and return if needed. Malnutrition is a risk factor. Lab testing for nutrient levels is best. Otherwise, include protein, good fats, and carbs in each meal. Don't listen to the low fat and no eggs hype. It is not good science

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Last updated Jan 19, 2017

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