Proper nutrition for liver diseases

Food group RecommendedNot recommended
Bread and pastriesBread rolls, rusks, crispbread, mixed bread, wholemeal wheat bread, simple yeast pastries, sponge cakeFresh bread, cream and cream cakes, puff pastry, fat-fried pastries, fat yeast pastries
Egg dishesEggs cooked in food, loose scrambled eggs, soft eggFried egg or scrambled eggs with bacon
Fat(s)Vegetable margarine and oils, e.g. diet margarine, sunflower oil, wheat germ oil, maize germ oil, little butterLard, superheated fat
FishLow-fat fish varieties, e.g. haddock, redfish, saithe, plaice, codHerring, carp, eel, mackerel, oil sardines, breaded fillet
Meat and meat productsLean meat, e.g. veal, chicken, beef, pork, lean ham, poultry sausageBacon, fatty meat, breaded or hot-fried meat, fatty sausage
Vegetables and saladCarrots, young kohlrabi, broccoli, asparagus, fennel, spinach, chicory, endive, lamb’s lettuce, lettuce, beetroot, tomato, zucchiniOnions, peas, beans, lentils, white cabbage, red cabbage, savoy cabbage
Cereals and cereal productsRice, oat flakes, semolina, noodles, millet, spelt flour, cereal porridge (whole grain if possible)
potatoesBoiled potatoes, puree, dumplings of boiled potatoesFrench fries, potato salad with mayonnaise, potato pancakes, fried potatoes
Milk and dairy productsMilk (1.5% fat), buttermilk, low-fat yoghurt and kefir, skimmed curd cheese, cheese up to 30% fat in dry matter, condensed milk (4.0% fat)Very fat-rich cheeses, strongly flavored cheeses and cheese preparations
FruitRipe apples, apricots, bananas, strawberries, kiwi, ripe peaches, oranges, mandarinsUnripe fruit, plums, gooseberries, currants, nuts
Sweets and condimentsSugar, jam and honey in small quantities; caraway, aniseed, cinnamon, fennel, fresh herbs, lemon juiceNougat, marzipan, pralines; strongly spiced, acetic acid and salted dishes, hot mustard, chili, garlic, paprika powder, horseradish
BeveragesMineral water, diluted fruit and vegetable juices, mild teasHighly carbonated beverages
STOP! Alcohol is forbidden!