An alcoholic who decides to undergo detoxification program needs to maintain a good diet to combat the withdrawal symptoms that he is expected to experience.
He needs more vitamins as the alcohol detox program progresses. At the initial stage of the treatment, the patientâ€™s diet should include carrots, eggplant, nuts, citrus fruits and soy based foods. The alkaline content of these foods will neutralize acids left by alcohol in the body.
Drink plenty of fluid particularly water. Fluids help flushes toxins in the system. Fried foods, caffeine, burger and hotdogs should be avoided.
As for supplements, extra zinc, magnesium, iron and calcium, and vitamin B and C are recommended.