Diet for jaundice: What to eat for a healthy liver

 

By Jennifer Huizen | Medical News Today

The liver typically filters bilirubin out of the blood, so jaundice is usually related to liver disease or failure.

A majority of jaundice cases occur in newborns, young children, and immune-compromised adolescents and adults.

In most cases, a bilirubin blood levels of 2 to 3 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL) or higher will cause visible symptoms.

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How does diet play a role in jaundice recovery?

A person’s diet plays a significant role in jaundice recovery and prevention.

During digestion, the liver produces bile that helps the intestine break down fats.

The liver is also responsible for processing or metabolizing most digested nutrients, toxins, and medications.

All foods and drinks require the liver to do a certain amount of work. But different nutrients and chemicals are digested and metabolized differently, making some more liver-friendly than others.

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