The human body is a machine, in order for all of the organs to function properly, one has to eat healthy and lead a good life. We’re going to discuss the liver today, and how it works extremely hard everyday to protect our body from the adverse effects that are caused by the toxins that are body is exposed to. It is only natural for the liver to be overworked, given the lives we lead, and if we do not take care of it, it could lead to a number of health complications.
We need to work towards helping the liver performing its duties optimally, and we can do it in the following ways, by including these naturally occuring foods in our diet.
Garlic is known to contain a host of sulfur containing compounds that tend to activate the liver enzyme that helps in flushing out toxins from our body. It is also known to contain selenium and allicin that help prevent the liver from toxic damage and they also aid in the process of detoxification.
Grapefruit is known to be extremely rich in antioxidants and Vitamin C, which are both extremely powerful liver cleansers. Grapefruit contains a host of compounds that help in activating detoxification enzymes in the lover. It also contains compounds that help the liver burn fat rather than store it.
Green tea is known to be loaded with catechins that help completely eliminate fat accumulation in the liver and also help promote liver function. It also helps protect the liver against toxins that could cause damage.
Include green vegetables in your diet like arugula, dandelion greens, bitter gourd, spinach, mustard and chicory that are known to contain a host of cleansing compounds that neutralize heavy metals in the liver. They eliminate pesticides and herbicides from the human body and also help increase the production of the cleansing bile juice.
Avocado, walnuts and turmeric too are a great way to keep your liver clean naturally. Get in touch with a Registered Holistic Nutritionist or speak with a Homeopath to learn how you can keep your live healthy, naturally.