The Liver Healing Diet: The MD's Nutritional Plan to Eliminate Toxins, Reverse Fatty Liver Disease and Promote Good Health

The Liver Healing Diet: The MD's Nutritional Plan to Eliminate Toxins, Reverse Fatty Liver Disease and Promote Good Health

By: Michelle Lai (author), Asha Kasaraneni (author)Paperback

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THE FIRST BOOK TO PROVIDE YOU WITH A DETAILED PROGRAM FOR REVERSING LIVER DAMAGE THROUGH OPTIMAL NUTRITION The only organ in your body that regenerates itself is the liver. And now, you can make it happen. With a complete program to rejuvenate your liver through optimal nutrition and routine exercise, The Liver Healing Diet shows you how to: *Improve liver function *Beat fatty liver disease *Detoxify the liver *Boost all-around health *Nourish the body with delicious recipes The Liver Healing Diet teaches you basic liver facts, how to talk to your doctor about liver disease and what steps you need to reverse years of abuse. With your newly repaired liver you'll feel better, have more energy and live a healthy lifestyle.

About Author

Michelle Lai, MD, MPH is hepatologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, one of the top liver health centers in the country, and an Assistant Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She takes care of patients with liver diseases and is working on clinical research in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. She has published articles on viral hepatitis, liver cirrhosis, liver transplantation, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, and noninvasive evaluation of liver diseases. In her free time, she is an avid cook. She earned her Bachelors of Arts in Biology from Harvard University and her MD and Masters in Public Health from Columbia University. She completed her internal medicine, gastroenterology and transplant hepatology training all at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Asha R Kasaraneni, MSc, RD, LDN, CNSC (earned Bachelors in Science from Leeds Metropolitan University, England) and a Masters degree from Northumbria University, England, and later attended Simmons College in Boston. She completed a dietetic internship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA where she was hired upon graduation in 2006. She is a Registered Dietitian and licensed in MA as well as a Certified Nutrition Support Clinician awarded by ASPEN (American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition). She started working in the Transplant Institute with liver, kidney, and pancreas transplant and non-transplant hepatobiliary patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She has several years of experience working with patients both pre and post transplant stages, providing recommendations for dietary modifications and artificial nutrition.

Contents

Chapter 1: What does your liver do for you? Chapter 2: What should you do for your liver? a. Nutritional Implications in liver diseases ...Alcohlic liver disease ...Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) ...Chronic Hepatitic C ...Cholestatic liver disease b. Tips for a healthy diet in liver diseases ...Increase calories and protein ...Decrease calories ...Low sodium Chapter 3: Breakfasts Chapter 4: Shakes and Smoothies Chapter 5: Snacks and Appetizers Chapter 6: Sandwiches, Soups and Salads Chapter 7: Pastas and Rice Chapter 8: Chicken, Beef, Pork, and Fish Chapter 9: Desserts Chapter 10: Resources

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781612434445
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9781612434445
  • weight: 227
  • ISBN10: 1612434444

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