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Eight healthy young males were fed 500 g. of liver daily for 12-32 days, and the blood changes were carefully studied. In fifty percent of the cases the hemoglobin content of the blood showed a definite increase, in one person as much as 17 per cent. In all eight cases the red blood cells increased from 400,000 to 1,000,000. In 7 of the 8 cases the granulocytes increased definitely, and reached a maximum of 12-17 per thousand. The white cells remained unchanged. The bilirubin content of the serum increased, but did not exceed the upper limits of normal. In all
The Effect of Liver Diet Upon the Healthy Individual.. Ann Intern Med. 1930;3:1293. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-12-1293_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1930;3(12):1293.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Liver Disease.
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