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Where can you find information for people with liver disease?

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People can find diet information for liver disease at online sources like the National Institutes of Health's MedlinePlus and the American Liver Foundation. MedlinePlus has general recommendations for people with liver disease, such as limiting the amount of protein consumed. This should be approximately 1gram of protein per kilogram of a person's weight.

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A sample menu is also provided by MedlinePlus. The American Liver Foundation also has diet information like consume foods that contain plenty of fiber and drink enough water. This foundation also provides diet information for people with specific types of liver disease, including cirrhosis, fatty liver disease, hepatitis C and Wilson disease. For patients with cirrhosis, a recommendation is to limit the amount of salt in the diet.

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