A person suffering from liver disease is advised to avoid fatty and highly acidic foods. Give a reason why each of the foods mentioned should be avoided by a person suffering from liver disease.
- The liver produces bile which creates an alkaline medium for effective digestion .
- In absence of bile, acidic foods may cause more acidity and poor digestion .
- Bile is also responsible for fat digestion by converting large fat globules to smaller ones for efficient digestion.
- In absence of bile fats will also not be properly digested .
Hence, patients with liver disease are advised not to eat acidic or fatty foods.