High protein diet and liver

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Avatar n tn Good morning! I got my husband to read all the postings from yesterday! He kept saying "this is so cool!!", but of course when I tried to get him here on his own he refused! BUT he did ask me to ask every one about their diets. Our doctor has placed him on a 40 gram protein diet. He has seen the dietitian and is now feeling a bit sad and overwhelmed with all the restrictions that have been placed on his diet.
Avatar f tn Not a drinker or smoker. Does anyone have a diet guideline for someone with end stage liver disease and Hep C?
Avatar n tn Personally, I find it helpful to avoid salt, high fat foods, and red meat--protein is very hard for the liver to process. Fruits and vegetables are great for the diet, preferably raw or steamed. Olive oil for cooking and salad dressings. Avoid cooking in cast iron pots/skillets, and of course, abstain from drinking alcohol. Hope you begin to feel better. Good luck.
1713150 tn?1314470942 the amount of protein in your diet should not effect the protein level in your blood that much, unless you are taking extra protein like Body Builders use protein supplements. I don't have MS, but I don't think this sounds like an MS thing either. Some illness causes the body to make too much of certain proteins that can then show up in the blood.
14652685 tn?1435697030 I've lived with this issue for most of my life however I normally maintained my protein intake via a diet high in bio-available protein sources (Red meat and fish due to their acidic nature along with some plant based sources) however, due to financial hardship I can no longer afford the diet I need to stop my body from eating my own muscle tissue. It's beginning to affect not only my skeletal muscles but also my heart and other internal muscle structures.
Avatar m tn Hi, unlikely that taking high protein diet will increase the liver enzymes levels. The enzymes are stored inside the hepatocytes and when these cells are damaged they spill over into the bloodstream raising their levels. Regards.
Avatar m tn Get vaccinated for hepatitis A and B. Take a good protein diet. Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Avatar m tn People can be scared of Tylenol because of the stories they've heard and it can be quite liver toxic in high doses but so are most pain relievers.
144210 tn?1273092382 Berries and grapes. These are high in natural antioxidant properties. Plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. Raw or lightly steamed retains the highest amount of nutrition and vitamins in the food. Garlic. Raw garlic contains a component that is naturally antiviral. Consume 2 to 4 cloves daily. Avoid garlic if you are on protease inhibitors as it interferes with drug effectiveness. Whey protein powder.
3624762 tn?1349398652 on liver friendly diet Mar 14, 2008 - 5 comments Foods to Include Organic and free range foods. These should be chosen whenever possible to avoid added hormones and chemicals. Whole grains. Whole grains contain natural fiber, slow down sugar absorption from carbohydrates and help to lower blood lipid levels. Some examples are brown rice, whole oats, whole wheat? , (http://************/art/read.asp?ID=132&db=7&C0=154) whole rye, quinoa and amaranth. Artichokes.
Avatar m tn My other reading were normal and within the range, SCPT(ALT) is 38 IU/L, SGOT(AST) is 28 IU/L, Alkaline Phos 115 IU/L, Total Bilirubin 9 UMOL/L, A/G ratio is 1.4, Globulin is 3 G/L, Albumin is 44 G/L and Total protein is 76 G/L. I am not a alcohol drinker and not under any medication. Can you advise plse?
Avatar f tn Hi yes it is reversible. What you need to do is weight loss (slow and steady), daily exercise at least 30 minutes and some of this should be intense, low carb diet. Avoid all sugars, limit grains, and fruits. Nonstarchy veges and proteins are your new best friends, vegetable frutis such as egg plant, capsicum, avocado are all good. Unsweetened diary, eggs, nuts, etc. You could follow a paleo or primal way of eating.
Avatar f tn Patients frequently benefit from the addition of commonly available liquid and powdered nutritional supplements to the diet. For example Ensure High Protein drink, Instant breakfast, etc. Only rarely can patients not tolerate proteins in the form of chicken, fish, vegetables, and nutritional supplements. This is why, when a patient is End-Stage they commonly appear looking like a concentration camp survivor except for the very large abdomen that appears like that of a 9 months pregnant woman.
Avatar f tn Individuals that are chronically infect with HBV and who consume animal-based foods have high blood cholesterol and high rate of liver cancer. The virus provides the gun, and bad nutrition pulls the trigger." i don't know if this applies to hepatitis c, but after reading this i cut back on casein. casein is found in cheese and milk, and i really do or did enjoy cheese. Dr. Campbell caught a lot of flack from the dairy and livestock industry for this book.
3211536 tn?1359389169 Fish is fine, eggs are too and don't forget tofu, if you can find it. Oh, and beans. Beans are full of protein. And yes, nuts too. I also used flax seed meal which can be purchased in health food stores. You can add it to smoothies, hot cereal, and use it to bake with. It helped me keep weight on. BTW: I have a daughter named Ruby too. She's the one who gave me 66% of her liver.
Avatar f tn is there a healthy diet for people with lidney disease and chirrosis of the liver? I know I should be on low sodium and low potassium ( per dr ) and a big list of what not to eat, but what is healthy and fun to eat?
Avatar n tn I rarely drink enough fluids throughout the day, and the liver and kidneys filter our blood. So by improving my diet and liquid intake, I had a remarkable improvement. After the blood tests, he asked me what i had done, because he had never seen such dramatic improvements in liver enzyme levels. The levels were a bove average. I asked him if the parasite could have caused the problem and he said no. So, think about limiting alcohol and increasing your liquids and add milk thistle!
Avatar n tn I'm not a medical person, but those are the ones you hear about quite often w/ what you're going through. As for the diet, those that go light on yeast, dairy, glucose, high protein, iron and copper are popular these days.
Avatar m tn If the body does not have enough fatty acids coming in from polyunsaturated and monounsaturated foods then there is not enough for the liver to make HDLs. If you lower your protein intake and increase your polyunsaturated fat intake (nuts), after awhile your HLDs would go up.
Avatar m tn This process should be gradually reduced when your ideal BMI is reached, you want to get back to a more normal intake while you want to keep your BMI ideally go with a regular whey low in fructose but note that once you reached your ideal BMI you can slowly quit the supplementation and go with the healthy diet high in proteins which is way more healthy.
Avatar m tn We recently had bloodwork done and again my dog's ALT liver levels are still high. (Everything else is normal in his bloodwork!) My dog acts fine. He's very active, not lethargic at all, eats & drinks well, hasn't been throwing up, no jaundice or anything like that. The vet now recommended to do a liver bx . She says, the wait and see game could only lead to more serious things. If we wait, years to come, if something came up, it may be too late to correct the probelm.
Avatar f tn wow I never realized how much Phosphorus is in food !! and how big a impact those words of change your diet would have !! The last couple of days I have been walking around a lil stunned not really knowing what the heck to do. I'm afraid to eat !! instead of wheat bread the say white :( it is 25 mg of Phos. Barley 1/2 cup 40mg piece of salmon 279mg. a apple 15mg. this is just a example It is in everything we eat ! we drink ! I have a list of what is bad and what is better for me..
Avatar n tn Not sure about the other stuff, but if you're running consistently high enzymes and your liver is 3X normal, if you haven't already, I'd suggest you see a liver specialist (hepatologist)as opposed to someone with a more general practice such as a general practitioner of gastroenterologist. If you're seeing a hepatologist already, maybe it's time for a second or third opinion.
Avatar n tn I got a battery of tests and one should my liver function was elevated. It goes up and down depedning on who knows what but my dizziness has never gone away. It is more and/or less severe but never goes away. I have had an MRI, Liver ultra-sound and seen a neurologist and ENT specialist. No one can find anything wrong with me. I see liver specialist next month but wonder what you think of these symptoms.
Avatar f tn com Increased long-term risk of cirrhosis, liver cancer linked to diets high in protein and cholesterol MONDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) -- Dietary nutrient composition may be associated with an increased or decreased long-term risk of developing cirrhosis or liver cancer, according to a study published in the July issue of Hepatology. George N. Ioannou, M.D.
Avatar n tn Avoid drugs like paracetomol and sedatives. Get vaccinated for hepatitis A and B. Take a good protein diet. Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Avatar n tn I don't know what diet you used to help with your acne, but studies are showing that low-carb diets do more for metabolic resistance and routes of inflammation than any high-carb "low fat" diet ever can. Cutting back on carbs is the best thing you can do for your health. I recommended fewer than 60 grams per day. A high-fat moderate-protein diet is really the best way to go to keep insulin in tight control.
Avatar m tn Low iron, vit a and raw foods are hard to digest except certain fruits. The Liver Foundation website has loads of diet tips. I think cooked eggs/omelets and pasta are great choices. Just really watch the salt! No processed foods and hard cheeses have higher salt content. I'm a PBJ gal, so that's been my comfort food. NO alcohol or soda! A bicarbonate Pepcid/anti acid combo prescription pill taken each night helps too! Drink water! For constipation, Marla's is the safest. Good luck!
Avatar m tn high fat damages the liver adequate-protein is ok but from vegetable or little white meat, no red meat, no diaries low-carbohydrate leads nowhere, it is processed and refined carbohydrates to increase blood glucose which makes damage, so the problems is refined cereals not not carbohydrates the answer is orgains-raw carbohydrates which still contain the fibers which block too fast glucose absorption, they must be bio because you have more poisons/pesticides on the surface of raw carbohydrates