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Cirrhosis and Liver Disease with Nutritional and Supplemental Support

Cirrhosis – Nutritional and Supplemental Support The liver is the largest organ in the body, weighing up to 2.5 percent of total lean body mass. Located in the upper right quadrant of the abdomen, the liver varies in size and shape, depending on each person’s anatomy. Its main function is to metabolize substances in the…

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Managing Liver Disease Through Nutrition

Managing Liver Disease Through Nutrition It is vitally important that patients with liver disease maintain a balanced diet, one which ensures adequate calories, carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Such a diet will aid the liver in the regeneration of liver cells. Nutrition that supports this regeneration is a means of treatment of some liver disorders. Patients…

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