Eating, Diet, & Nutrition for Primary Biliary Cholangitis (Primary Biliary Cirrhosis)
What should I eat if I have primary biliary cholangitis?
Your doctor can recommend a healthy eating plan that is well-balanced and provides enough calories and nutrients. Your doctor may recommend that you eat foods high in calcium and vitamin D or take dietary supplements of these nutrients to help prevent osteoporosis. If you have low levels of fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, or K, your doctor may also recommend supplements of these vitamins. Follow your doctor’s instructions on the type and amount of vitamins you should take.
What foods should I avoid eating if I have primary biliary cholangitis?
If you have primary biliary cholangitis, your doctor will recommend that you quit smoking and stop drinking alcohol or, at least, limit your intake. If you have primary biliary cholangitis and cirrhosis, you should completely stop drinking alcohol.
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