When exposed to inflammatory diseases of the liver (hepatitis), people tend to avoid the consumption of fatty foods. The goal is to not overload the liver is inflamed. But in reality is not quite fatty foods should be avoided.
He specialized in internal medicine and a consultant gastroenterohepatologi grooms Hassan, the liver is the organ that plays a key role in metabolism, including the metabolism of fat. Thus avoiding fatty foods so as not to overload the work may be acceptable logic.
But do not forget, it happens metabolism in the liver is not only the process of fat metabolism, but also carbohydrates and proteins. This means that if you use the same logic, people are suffering from hepatitis and should also avoid the consumption of carbohydrates and protein.
"It could have been a patient of hepatitis have been drinking only water," he said in a talk show SOHO # BetterU entitled "International Day for hepatitis C," on Tuesday (07/15/2014) in Jakarta.
According grooms, hepatitis patients do not need to avoid eating fat foods. Remember, not only fatty and fried foods or bersantan vegetables, but also nuts, avocados, and fatty fish. Fat content in food ingredients proven to be good for health.
Although the grooms suggested that hepatitis patients also pay attention to eating vegetables because they contain fiber that are essential for metabolic processes. Especially for patients suffering from hepatitis cirrhosis of the liver, which was mengerasan or liver.
Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver disease caused by several things, including viral hepatitis (HAV, HBV, HCV, HEV), fatty liver, autoimmune, and parasites (malaria, amoebas), another virus (dengue fever, herpes) , and bacteria (typhoid, leptospirosis), and excessive alcohol consumption, and the use of drugs in large doses for a long time.
Hepatitis affects about millions of people all over the Dream and kills about 1.4 million people annually. In Indonesia, happens hepatitis estimated at about one out of every ten people.
Inflammation of the liver can heal itself in the fact, but most can also develop into cirrhosis and liver cancer eventually. When you have a liver cancer patient's life expectancy is usually very low. Opinion polls show, people with liver cancer die within an average of six months.