Cirrhosis is a condition in which there is a destruction of liver cells. Vitamin-A deficiency favours the formation of cirrhosis.
A high protein, high calorie, high carbohydrates, moderate fat, high vitamin diet helps in regulation of liver and helps to prevent the formation of ascites.
Fiber should be restricted in case of esophageal varices and portal hypertension.
Cereals, simple sugars, honey, egg white, vegetables like bottle guard, ridge guard, potato, fish, carrots, strained and clear juices and fruits less in
fiber can be given.
Peas, beans, lentils, legumes, ladies finger, brinjal, fried foods, guava, bakery items, spices, oily food, fast foods, oil, butter, cheese, chocolates.
Salty foods, fiber foods, pickles, baked items, spinach, seafoods, whole grains.
|Early morning||Barley water||1 Cup|
|Mid-morning||Orange juice||1 glass|
|Green gram dhal||1 Katori|
|Bottle guard curry||1 Katori|
|Tea time||Tea||1 Cup|
|Rice flakes poha||2 Servings|
|Tomato dhal||1 Katori|
|Ridge guard curry||1 Katori|
|Bedtime||Skimmed milk||1 glass|