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Liver-friendly foods

Liver-friendly foods

Liver is one of the most important organs in our body with more than 500 functions it performs. It does not stop its functions except in rare cases.

There are certain foods that help boost the efficiency of liver.

Here is a list of those foods:

Beetroots have betaine. This component helps improve digestion. Liver secrets bile and help in the digestion of fats. Hence, add beetroots to your diet. You can consume them raw and grated or use them in salads and soups.

Lemons increase the liver’s ability to metabolize glycogen, which is vital for many functions of the body.

Oats aid in reducing abdominal fat. As liver plays crucial role in fat digestion, oats improve the efficiency of liver.

Yogurt is one of the best foods for digestion. One study proved that yogurt with live Lactobacillus paracasei bacteria helped in controlling triglycerides and a fatty liver.

Being rich in sulphur, garlic is an excellent food to help in the cleansing of liver. Regular consumption of fermented garlic was found to boost the functions of liver.

As per a recent study of Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, virgin coconut oil aids in reversing the signs and symptoms of fatty liver disease.

Leafy vegetables have numerous benefits. One study revealed that eating leafy vegetables on a regular basis not only improved liver health, but also reduced the risk of a fatty liver.

Dandelion root improves liver function and rate of metabolism. So use roasted dandelion root powder in your smoothies or milk.

Flax seeds bind to harmful xenoestrogens which in turn make it easier for the liver to eliminate these toxic substances from the body. You can add these seeds to your salads, toasts, smoothies.

Consumption of miso was found to reduce the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

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