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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

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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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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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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How can I reduce liver cysts and what kind of food are good for the liver cysts?

How can I reduce liver cysts and what kind of food are good for the liver cysts?

Not affected by food: The term liver cyst usually refers to solitary nonparasitic cysts of the liver, also known as simple cysts. However, several other cystic lesions must be distinguished from true simple cysts, including: multiple cysts arising in the setting of polycystic liver disease, parasitic or hydatid (echinococcal) cysts, cystic tumors, and abscesses. Treatment differs by cause but food does not affect cyst. ...Read more

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Which foods are good for your liver?

Which foods are good for your liver?

Liver: there are no foods which are specifically good for your liver. Having said that, if you have liver disease, you should avoid alcohol, certain medications, and raw seafood and shellfish. Otherwise, a diet high in vegetables and fruits and low in fatty fried food is probably your best bet. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can you take for liver pain and abdominal pain? What foods are good for liver disease?

What can you take for liver pain and abdominal pain? What foods are good for liver disease?

Complex issue: There are a variety if liver diseases that could benefit from a variety if dietary adjustments. None will cure liver disease however. For the pain, it may or may not be coming from your liver. If you do have liver disease, avoid acetaminophen for pain, even at the recommended doses. Ask you doctor about whether or not a referral to a dietician is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is there certain foods that r good for your liver?

Is there certain foods that r good for your liver?

Many..: Garlic, grapefruit, beets, leafy greens, green tea, avocados, lemons, tumeric, walnuts, and cruciferous vegetables like broccoli and brussel sprouts are all great for your liver. ...Read more

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What foods or vitamins are good for your liver and kidney?

What foods or vitamins are good for your liver and kidney?

Healthy diet, many: The best foods for your liver ; kidneys are organic fruits ; vegetables. Avoid fried foods, genetically modified foods ; limit sugars ; starches. Also avoid too much protein. All vitamins are necessary, esp. For your liver- it's best to get from diet but a quality multivitamin ; 5-8000 iu of d3 is reasonable. Acetaminophen causes liver damage- limit use ; take nac with it.See http://bit.Ly/19xax7e. ...Read more

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What foods don't have iron and are good for the liver?

What foods don't have iron and are good for the liver?

Iron in food: It is easier to say what does have iron: red meat, egg yolks, dark leafy greens (spinach, collards), dried fruit (prunes, raisins), iron-enriched cereals, mollusks (oysters, clams, scallops), turkey/chicken giblets, legumes (beans, lentils, chickpeas, soybeans), liver, & artichokes. "natural health" websites promote certain foods for liver health, but these aren't proven. A balanced diet is best. ...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