Healthy protein alternatives are better options for liver health. (Photo Credit: Creative Commons) Beef is a sumptuous and delectable protein, but for numerous health reasons, health care experts suggest that we find healthier alternatives to enjoy in addition to occasional beef. These protein options don’t have to compromise our taste for a delicious and satisfying meal. Protein provides building blocks for new cells, and assists with tissue repair. For people living with liver diseases, it is particularly necessary to enjoy about 70 grams of protein per day to support a self-sufficie
Slow and steady adjustments are necessary to cope with hepatitis B. (Photo Credit: Creative Commons) Being diagnosed with hepatitis – or other diseases – may require significant and sometimes painful adjustments to one’s diet. Dealing with these adjustments doesn’t have to be too burdensome and frustrating; if you know what food to AVOID, it should be easy to identify food that you CAN eat and make the diet change perfectly manageable. Here’s our simple guidelines for WHAT TO AVOID when diagnosed with hepatitis or any liver disease. Hepatitis virus attacks the liver, which is an impo
ADRLF hosted another successful event on April 8, 2013, “Karaoke Nights.” Produced in association with the William F. Ryan Community Health Center, the event raised over $10,000. Fun was had by all including Carson Kressley and Countess LuAnn Lesseps. (Photo by Monica Simoes)
The Al D. Rodriguez Liver Foundation continues to live by its mission statement: Screen. Vaccinate. Don't Hesitate. Following screenings sponsored by ADRLF and The Actors Fund, ADRLF pledged to pay for vaccinations for all screened individuals who needed the essential vaccine.
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ADRLF Board Member and Grey’s Anatomy star Sara Ramirez stopped by the William F. Ryan Community Health Center in New York City last week. The Ryan Center was among the first recipients of the foundation’s grants. Ms. Ramirez stopped by to meet the staff and patients and learn more about the Ryan Center’s work with Hepatitis B, C and HIV/AIDS.