What are dietary modifications for patients with alcoholism?

Updated: Mar 23, 2020
  • Author: Warren Thompson, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Glen L Xiong, MD  more...
  • Print

Persons with alcoholism often have a poor diet. Folate deficiency is common. Advise patients to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables and consider a multivitamin supplement. Supplemental enteral nutrition improves survival in persons with advanced liver disease.

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!