What foods should people with cirrhosis avoid?
What should I avoid eating and drinking if I have cirrhosis? You should avoid eating raw or undercooked shellfish, fish, and meat. Bacteria or viruses from these foods may cause severe infections in people with cirrhosis. Your doctor may recommend limiting salt in your diet and limiting your intake of fats or protein.
Can cirrhosis be cured by diet?
1 If your liver is damaged from cirrhosis, it is not able to efficiently perform one of its most important tasks: helping your body get nutrition from the food you eat. Unfortunately, existing scarring from cirrhosis cannot be reversed. Diet, then, is a key way to take charge of your future if you have liver cirrhosis.
What foods are good for repairing the liver?
- Coffee. Coffee is one of the best beverages you can drink to promote liver health.
- Blueberries and cranberries.
- Prickly pear.
- Beetroot juice.
- Cruciferous vegetables.