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What is the best food for heart liver and kidney?

What is the best food for heart liver and kidney?

Variety: A well balanced diet. The mediterranean diet (which you can google for details) is associated with lower all-cause mortality over the long run. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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Is the cyp450 of the liver responsible for metabolizing pesticides in food?

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Sometimes: In addition to the cyp pathways humans use esterases and dehydrogenases to break down pesticides in the liver. These pathways are used to break down many toxins as well as drugs so one way pesticides cause damage is by overwhelming liver detox capability. ...Read more

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What foods are good for the liver detox?

What foods are good for the liver detox?

I am not sure: But chelating agents, oatmeal - ingested fiber, all help in reducing toxins that get absorbed. Reducing far and meat intake and using less drugs which are detoxified by the liver would help. ...Read more

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Please name the treatment for hepatites b and fatty liver?

Please name the treatment for hepatites b and fatty liver?

TWO DIFFERENT THINGS: Fatty liver-is just fat deposited in liver tissue, no treatment.Weight loss helps. As far as hep b talk to your doctor or a hepatologist. ...Read more

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Which foods are best for your liver and gall bladder?

Which foods are best for your liver and gall bladder?

Healthy: Eating a healthy diet of fruits and vegetables, avoiding a lot of meat, avoiding fried fatty greasy foods, avoiding alcohol. Avoid risky behaviors that might risk exposure to hepatitis virus. ...Read more

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What substances regulate the activity of the gallbladder and liver, in regards to bile?

What substances regulate the activity of the gallbladder and liver, in regards to bile?

Cholecystokinin : the gallbladder and liver are regulated by cholecystokinin. Many other hormones also play a role. ...Read more

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Is there a good diet to help the liver heal if the liver is sick?

Is there a good diet to help the liver heal if the liver is sick?

Avoid alcohol and: Tylenol. A balanced diet is adequate for the liver to heal. It is more important to avoid things that may hurt the liver, such as alcohol, acetaminophen. It is important to determine the etiology of liver "sickness" to determine if additional treatment may be needed. ...Read more

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Is there a medication to improve cirrhosis of the liver?

Is there a medication to improve cirrhosis of the liver?

No: There are no therapies proven to improve cirrhosis. There are many therapies available to improve and control symptoms. If you have infectious hepatitis, treatment for this may improve disease a bit. ...Read more

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Could you have cirrhosis of the liver and fatty liver disease at the same time?

Could you have cirrhosis of the liver and fatty liver disease at the same time?

Yes: Sometimes severe fatty liver can result in liver damage of nash (non-alcoholic steato-hepatitis) or nodular cirrhosis changes of the liver. ...Read more

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What is the lifestyle recommended in fatty liver patients?

What is the lifestyle recommended in fatty liver patients?

Multiple: Lose weight, no alcohol, control diabetes.... A lot depends on your particular situation and what is causing it. ...Read more

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Was is the best foods for liver?

Was is the best foods for liver?

Healthy living: There is no magic bullet for liver health. Eating a balanced and healthy diet is probably the best approach. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for a cirrhosis of the liver?

Several: In us there most common causes of cirrhosis are heavy alcohol use, hepatitis c and fatty liver disease. Hepatitis b is somewhat uncommon, because of universal vaccination, easy to treat and control the virus. It is more commonly seen in asian-american population. Fatty liver disease can occur because of obesity, uncontrolled diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for acute fatty liver of pregnancy?

What is the treatment for acute fatty liver of pregnancy?

Delivery of baby: Because the patient usually presents with liver failure, kidney failure, and whole host of associated potentially life threatening conditions, the best option is to get the baby delivered and then deal with all of the maternal complications. Maternal and fetal mortality approaches 25% and may even require liver transplant for the mother. ...Read more

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What foods are good for the liver?

What foods are good for the liver?

Healthy diet: A low calorie, low fat, high fiber diet is best for overall health of the body and liver and alcohol should be limited to 2 'drinks' a day. A high fat/ high calorie diet promotes fatty liver disease, diabetes, and atherosclerosis. ...Read more

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Is there any food which can keep over kidney healthy?

Is there any food which can keep over kidney healthy?

None.: The key to kidney health is to avoid kidney toxins such as nonsteroidals / asa, etc and to treat underlying disease such as HTN and dm to goal. ...Read more

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How can the liver and gallblader function in digestion?

Only liver functions: The ability to digest food depends of GI enzymes most of which are produced by the pancreas and then activated by bile produced by the liver. Rather than have bile constantly spilling into the GI tract, The GB acts as a reservoir. When food enters the stomach and reaches the SB digestion occurs with bile activated pancreatin, the bile having been stored in the gallbladder which then empties. ...Read more

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Can there be any support that the raw food diet is successful because of the enzymes in food?

Can there be any support that the raw food diet is successful because of the enzymes in food?

None documented: If raw food helps in limiting caloric intake that would help in weight loss. You should be careful to avoid food borne illness by washing the produce properly and do not eat any animal products raw. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more