of the liver and biliary system are extremely rare entities in both
animals and humans
are rare tumors in animals and humans.
diet should be recommended in people with hamartomas
is the metabolic center for all nutrients.
disease can interfere with metabolism in the organ and, thus, can
have a negative impact on nutritional status.
with liver disease should maintain a balanced diet containing 1 to
1.5 g of protein per kg per day.
diet for anyone suffering from liver disease is high in carbohydrate,
low in protein, low in fat diet, and low in sodium.
recommendations for patients with severe liver disease may include:
amounts of carbohydrate foods. Carbohydrates should be the major source
of calories in this diet.
intake of fat. The increased carbohydrates and fat help preserve the
protein in the body and prevent protein breakdown.
1 gram of protein per kilogram of body weight. This means that a 154-pound
(70-kilogram) man should eat 70 grams of protein per day. This does
not include the protein from starchy foods and vegetables. A person
with a severely damaged liver may need to eat less protein than this,
and may even be limited to small quantities of special nutritional
supplements. Avoid limiting protein too much, however, because it
can lead to malnutrition.
supplements, especially B-complex vitamins.
sodium (typically 1 - 2 grams per day) if you are retaining fluid.
T, Sugawara H, Sujaku K, Hashimoto O, Tsuji R, Tamaki S, Torimura
T, Inuzuka S, Sata M and Tanikawa K. reported in 1997 that restricted
diet and exercise therapy, such as walking and jogging, are useful
means of improving blood biochemical data and histological findings
in liver tissues .