Foods for hepatitis b patients: Is groundnut, orange, pineapple, honey, watermelon good for hepatitis b patient? Is groundnut good for hepatitis b patient?
People living with hepatitis b virus infection always asked salient questions about the healthy foods or diet good for hepatitis b patients….i wish to answer these questions in this article. This article is more or less a diet plan for hepatitis patients.
Is palm oil good for hepatitis B patient?
If you tell an African to stop eating palm oil, then what will you expect him or her to cook with? Palm oil is the number one cooking oil for all Africans so you cannot remove it from their diet plan. Hepatitis patients can eat palm oil but they must avoid eating too of it because it may contain too much trans fats. Palm oil is good for hepatitis b patients buy must be with moderation.
Is cucumber good for hepatitis B patient?
Cucumber is a fruit and fruits generally are good for a healthy or diseased liver. Cucumber is good for hepatitis b patients because it helps promote the healing of the injured liver (injured by hepatitis b virus)… If you have hepatitis b or c, feel free to eat plenty cucumbers.
Is groundnut good for hepatitis B patient?
Because of aflatoxin, a liver cancer causing agent found in bad groundnut, hepatitis b patients are advised not to eat groundnuts.. This does not mean that fried or cooked groundnuts is not good for hepatitis b patients, just ensure the eat the aflatoxin free groundnut to protect your already injured liver. If you are not convinced that the groundnut is good, don’t eat.
Is watermelon good for hepatitis B patient?
Of course yes… Watermelon is rich in vitamin A and C which helps to heal the liver. Watermelon is rich in nitric oxide and Citrulline which helps to increase blood flow to vital organs like the liver…Persons living with hepatitis b virus infection can eat loads of watermelon. It is healthy.
Is honey good for hepatitis B patient?
If you have hepatitis b, you can eat original and unadulterated honey…. Honey is good for the liver and for persons suffering from hepatitis b.
Is pineapple good for hepatitis B patient?
Pineapple is good for hepatitis b patients… Pineapple is rich in vitamin A, B, C, K and E which is helpful for the healing of a viral insulted liver.
Is orange good for hepatitis B patient?
Orange is very good for hepatitis b patients because vitamin C is a key vitamin that helps promote the healing of the liver…Hepatitis b patients should ensure the eat plenty of oranges.
Is plantain good for hepatitis B patient?
You can eat plantain if you have hepatitis b…it is safe and healthy…. Ripe or unripe plantain is good for hepatitis b patients… Eating plantain helps the hepatitis patients to raise his or her sugar stores. A function a diseased kidney may find difficult to perform.
MEAL PLAN FOR PEOPLE WITH HEPATITIS SYMPTOMS
FOODS TO BE TAKEN:
People with hepatitis B should eat heart-healthy foods (such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains) and limit intake of fats, maintain a healthy weight
Fat free and low fat foods
Vitamin, minerals and electrolyte supplements
Plain or whole grain breads and cereals, vegetables and salads, fruits, low fat milk and dairy products (cheese, yoghurt etc.), lean meats, fish and poultry, eggs, nuts, legumes (beans, lentils etc.)
FOODS TO BE AVOIDED IF YOU HAVE HEPATITIS :
Full-cream milk, yoghurt, cream, cream cheese and fatty cheeses
Biscuits, cakes, pies, etc. with high-fat content
Not more than three eggs a week
Fatty, fried meats, fatty fish, poultry skin, all processed meats and sausages, fatty gravies, fish canned in oil
Nuts, peanut butter, nut spreads
Potato chips, vegetables smothered in butter or white/cheese sauces
Fatty snacks or very spicy snacks
Also avoid herbal preparations…they destroy your already compromised liver fast.
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