Living well with lupus

Should a person with lupus drink fruit and vegetable juices if they don't have an appetite, or are too nauseated to eat whole foods?

Dr. Ronenn Roubenoff is a Senior Director of Immunology Medical Research at Biogen Idec, Inc. in Cambridge, MA.

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It is fine to drink as many calories as you would normally eat. You also can add some protein powder to round out your diet.

Medically reviewed on July 21, 2013