Can Keto (Ketogenic Diet) Help Cirrhosis of the Liver?

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In this video, Dr. Berg talks about the ketogenic diet and cirrhosis of the liver. The liver has 500 different functions and if the liver is scarred it will have a backup of blood, pressure and all sorts of complications. Cirrhosis is an advanced liver condition, it is when the whole liver becomes dysfunctional because there is no longer a healthy liver cell and there’s scar tissue as a replacement.

Symptoms of Fibrosis
1. Spider Nevi
2. Jaundice
3. Breast Tissue
4. Enlarged Liver
5. Ascites
6. Testicular Atrophy
7. Clubbing Nails
8. High Blood Pressure
9. Musty Breath

• Filter 1.7 Liters Blood per minute
• Produces 1 liter of bile per day
• Stores fat soluble

• Virus
• High iron
• Alcohol
• Medication
• High insulin/insulin resistance– inflammation to scar tissue

• TX. Complications Liver Transplant

Types of Cirrhosis
• Compensated – Severe scarring but has enough liver cells
• Decompensated – Too much damage, fluid, mental confusion, mood + personality changes

What to Consume to Help Cirrhosis of the Liver
1. Amino Acid Blend
2. Electrolytes
3. Bile Salts with vitamin A(cod liver oil), D, E and K2
4. Probiotic
5. Apple Cider Vinegar
6. Celery

Dr. Eric Berg DC Bio:
Dr. Berg, 53 years of age is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis & Intermittent Fasting. He is the author of The New Body Type Guide and other books published by KB Publishing. He has taught students nutrition as an adjunct professor at Howard University. He no longer practices, but focuses on health education through social media.


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Dr. Eric Berg received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1988. His use of “doctor” or “Dr.” in relation to himself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Berg is a licensed chiropractor in Virginia, California, and Louisiana, but he no longer practices chiropractic in any state and does not see patients so he can focus on educating people as a full time activity, yet he maintains an active license. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose and it is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, and prescription or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Berg and you. You should not make any change in your health regimen or diet before first consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. The Health & Wellness, Dr. Berg Nutritionals and Dr. Eric Berg, D.C. are not liable or responsible for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or product you obtain through this video or site.