The liver is an essential organ that has many functions in the body, including making proteins and blood clotting factors, manufacturing triglycerides and cholesterol, glycogen synthesis, and bile production.
Because of the importance of the liver and its functions, evolution has ensured that, if given a fighting chance, it can regrow incredibly rapidly. This ability is seen in all vertebrates from fish to humans. This organ is the only visceral organ with the capacity to regenerate.
However, as with the other organs of the body, it works miraculously well; if it fails, however, the ramifications can be catastrophic. And these days many people have over burdened livers that are “speaking” to them and crying out for help.
These are some of the signs that your liver needs detox:
- abdominal bloating
- trouble digesting fatty foods
- excessive abdominal fat; pot belly
- acne/rosacea or itchy, blotchy skin
- unexplained weight gain and inability to lose weight even with calorie restriction
- dark spots on the skin commonly referred to liver spots
- vomiting blood
- mental issues such as confusion, lethargy etc.
In order to prevent and help your liver you should eat a healthy and well-balanced diet, excludes alcohol, be fattening food and sodas is a priority.
Here is the drink that we suggest, it’s a natural recipe that uses a few ingredients, all of which have powerful antioxidant properties.
- a cup of water
- a middle-sized beetroot
- one carrot
- one apple
Put all ingredients in a blender, or a juicer, and mix until you get a smooth mixture. You can also make a mushy mixture without water, or add water to get juice, it is up to you.
Consume this juice on an empty stomach, taking small sips. The only thing you should consume prior to consuming this juice is a tablespoon of olive oil combined with the juice of half a lemon.
In addition to taking a liver cleansing supplement, and performing at least two liver and gallbladder cleanses per year, eating the following foods is the best way to keep your liver healthy and functioning.
- beets and carrots
- green tea
- olive oil
- lemons and limes
Ultimately, all it takes is a few simple steps to promote normal liver health.
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