LIVER DISORDERS

LIVER DISORDERS

EAT PLENTY OF

  • Fatty fish as well as walnuts, soybeans, whole grains, flaxseed and canola oils for omega-3 fatty acids.
  • Fresh fruits and vegetables for vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals,
  • Small meals and snacks, if they are more appealing than large meals.

AVOID

The liver, located in the upper right abdomen and protectd by the ribs, performs thousands of vital chemial and metabolic functions among them, the storage of fat-soluble vitamins, iron and other minerals, and glycogen for future needs. It manufactures cholesterol,  amino acids, and other essential compounds, removes waste substances from the blood, detoxifies alcohol and environmental chemicals, and metabolizes most medications.

FOOD FOR THE LIVER  :  Eat samll, frequent meals, The diet of a person recovering from a liver disorder should place the least burden on the organ; they should not eat fatty foods that are hard to digest. They often have a poor appetite and find it easier to eat frequent, nutritious snacks rather than meals. Eat foods rich in fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids seem to facilitate the processing of fats in the liver; a diet rich in these nutrients lowers the rate at which the liver manufactures triglycerides, which is beneficial for people with circulatory and heart problems. These fatty acids are in salmon and other fatty fish, walnuts, soybeans, whole grains, flaxseed and canola oils.

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