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Is lamb a "catalyst" for liver disease?

Liver, avoid eating 4 things, eat more 6 dishes

By Lhasa GermanyPublished 4 months ago 6 min read

China was once a "hepatitis B country", according to epidemiological data in 1992, China's hepatitis B virus infection rate of up to 60%, and the original hepatitis B virus carriers were 120 million people. But with policies such as childhood hepatitis B vaccination, the chances of contracting the virus have dropped significantly.

Some liver problems are caused by diet, so we should pay extra attention to our diet in our lives to avoid problems with our liver health due to poor diet.

Many people say that eating too much lamb can induce liver disease, and their friends around them are eating too much lamb, causing liver discomfort. Is this true? Is it not possible to eat lamb? Why not take a look at it?


About lamb

Is lamb a high-purine food?

The purine content of lamb is very high, and although there is no high-purine food such as lamb, beef, fish, pork, or chicken, lamb is the second high-purine food.

The above high purine vegetables are all meat, then the vegetable category contains higher purine, such as beans, wolfberries, spinach, peanuts, cashew nuts, silver ears, bamboo shoots, kelp, etc. These vegetable categories also contain higher purine. So we should supplement each other's nutrition when choosing meat and vegetable types.

[Is lamb alkaline or acidic?

Lamb is acidic.

All animal foods are acidic foods, and mutton is animal food, so mutton is also an acidic food. Mutton is meat from sheep, such as goat meat, sheep meat, etc. Many people like to eat mutton.

But there is a considerable part of people do not eat lamb, in addition to physical reasons, there is an important reason, which is the heavy stink of lamb.

The fact is that you will be able to get a lot more than just a few of these.

Doctor: eating lamb is likely to get on fire.

In Chinese medicine, mutton is warm, sweet, and enters the spleen and kidney meridians, and has the effect of nourishing the qi and blood, warming the middle and strengthening the yang, and nourishing the kidney and strengthening the body. This kind of sweet and warm food generally has the effect of fire to help Yang. Therefore, long-term consumption of such foods as mutton can easily lead to a fire in the body.

Therefore, people in normal health should consume mutton with cool vegetables to reduce the warmth of mutton. It is best to eat it with tofu, which not only clears heat and fire but also replenishes many nutrients needed by the body.



Is lamb a "catalyst" for liver disease?

Patients with liver disease can eat some lean lamb in moderation, and if they have a normal liver function, they can eat lamb normally. Lamb is rich in protein, but it is important to note that some parts of lamb are fatty.

Too fatty and greasy mutton will increase the content of fat and cholesterol in the body, which will aggravate the burden on the liver and make the fatty liver worse. So you can eat lamb in moderation, but it must be lean lamb.

In addition, when eating lamb, try to choose the boiled way, it is best not to use barbecue, barbecue itself will have certain safety risks.

The dust on top of the charcoal fire in the process of production, or some of the products produced during the combustion process, may be carcinogenic.

The harmful substances produced therein can not be completely absorbed by the body, and may even produce some damage to the liver, thus leading to liver disease, so people must choose the way they eat.


Doctor's advice: liver care, avoid 4 things, eat more than 6 dishes

4 things to avoid]

1. immature tomatoes

Not fully ripe tomatoes contain a small amount of lycopene, eating more will cause food poisoning, nausea, vomiting, excessive fatigue, and weakness of the limbs, and in serious cases can be life-threatening.

A large number of tomatoes will increase the digestive burden on the liver. Naturally ripe tomatoes contain almost no lycopene and will not produce toxic reactions when eaten in large quantities.

2. Poisonous wild vegetables

Influenced by the concept of health, some middle-aged and elderly people, in the process of their daily diet, usually choose to eat wild vegetables to achieve the purpose of health and health care.

However, in the process of digging wild vegetables or selection, it is also necessary to make a clear distinction to avoid mistakenly eating green leafy vegetables rich in toxins, resulting in a large number of toxic components precipitated in the body, increasing the pressure on the liver organs without inducing cancer.

3. Turtle

Snapper resembles the shape of a turtle, so it was rare to eat it in the past. But with the development of the economic level, most people can now eat snapper. However, for people with poor liver health, it is not recommended to eat it.

The liver is not very good at digesting, and the snapper is rich in high-quality protein, which is not easily digestible after entering the body, thus increasing the digestive burden on the liver and causing damage to liver's health.

4. not blanched spinach

The fact is that you can find a lot of people who are not able to get a good deal on this kind of thing. If you don't blanch it, the calcium element will not work, and then it will form calcium oxalate with oxalic acid, which can easily harm liver cell function.

But after blanching the spinach, will reduce the content of oxalic acid in the spinach itself, and will not affect the health of the body.

[Eat more than 6 dishes]

1. Broccoli

To maintain a healthy liver state, you may want to eat broccoli properly, many people can reap the benefits by eating broccoli.

Indeed, broccoli is rich in nutrients, especially some important trace elements, and minerals can be obtained from broccoli. And eating broccoli is a good choice to keep your liver functioning well in the process of liver care.

2. Carrots

Carrots are one of the preferred foods to nourish and protect the liver. Carrots are not only rich in vitamins, but also contain carotenoids, which can replenish the vitamins in the body of patients with cirrhosis, and also prevent the epithelial cells from becoming cancerous, which is more beneficial to the prevention and treatment of cirrhosis.

3. Capsicum

Belonging to the cruciferous family, it is sweet and mild in nature and contains vitamin B, vitamin C, carotene, niacin, and inorganic salts. Modern science has found that a shepherd's purse can shorten the clotting time and has a certain hemostatic effect. People with a bad liver, who have bleeding gums, blood mole on skin pores, etc., can eat more capers.

4. Spring bamboo shoots

Spring bamboo shoots are rich in vegetable protein as well as calcium, phosphorus, iron, and other nutrients, while their low-fat, multi-crude fiber properties are good nutritional vegetables for the human body.

The consumption of spring bamboo shoots has a certain effect of nourishing Yin and benefiting blood, clearing the liver, and brightening the eyes. Spring bamboo shoots are rich in a variety of vitamins absorbed by the body and can improve liver function, and promote liver cell regeneration while inhibiting viruses to produce damage to the liver.

5. Onion

Onions are very rich in nutrients, rich in potassium, vitamin C, folic acid, zinc, selenium, fiber, and other nutrients, onions also have the role of free radical scavenging.

It not only prevents liver damage, and protects the liver, but also prevents the formation of carcinogenic substances, softens blood vessels, and diuresis detoxifies the liver and helps to promote the recovery of liver health.


6. Celery

Celery is rich in fiber, eating more can stimulate intestinal peristalsis, and promote bowel movements, as soon as possible to discharge toxins, so eating celery can protect the liver.

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