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Have hepatitis B, jaundice and liver disease. What kind of food should I take?

Hi I have a question for you.I have hep B and am very Jaundice also Liver disease , yet not sure yet how for the liver is gone yet. I wanted to know what foods or drinks are healthy for these problems? I ve been eating alot of steamed vegetables,whole wheat,crackers,oatmeal,bananas, apples and lemons including the peel.Thank you in advance for any information you can provide me with..
Asked On : Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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A liver disease diet for viral hepatitis includes:
In viral hepatitis as such no special diet is required so do not follow restrictions by yourself.
If doubt ask your Gastroenterologist.
High carbohydrate intake:
Bread, pasta and grains
The increased carbohydrate helps in preserving the protein in the body and prevent muscle wasting.
Moderate fat intake:if there is no vomiting and nausea.
The increased fat helps in preserving the protein in the body and prevent muscle wasting.
Restrict protein:
1 gram of protein per kilogram (2 pounds) of body weight per day.
Restrict salt:
No more than 2 grams per day.
Take vitamin B supplements, particularly B complex vitamins:
Hope this information helps you.
Take care
Good Luck.
Answered: Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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