FOODS THAT CLEANSE YOUR LIVER
Added on: 26th Mar 2016
If liver had a favourite spice, turmeric would get the nod.
Smelling like orange and ginger, this somewhat bitter-tasting
spice is found in curry powder and sometimes replaces saffron
powder. Turmeric not only promotes overall liver health, it
assists the enzymes that cleanse the liver of carcinogens
and has even proven to repair damaged liver cells. All signs
point to sprinkling some turmeric on your next bowl of soup
or plate of veggies.
When you eat cabbage, you give your liver a real boost. Cabbage
activates two enzymes crucial for cleansing the liver of toxins.
And green cabbage, in particular, is high in chlorophyll, and
chlorophyll purifies the blood and strengthens the liver.
Olive oil helps the liver work less. This healthy oil provides a
lipid base that can remove harmful toxins…thus removing some
of the burden from your hard-working organ.
Called a super-food, avocados helps the body produce
glutathione, an important compound that helps detox the liver.
This delicious drupe also delivers close to 20 essential
vitamins and minerals.
Antioxidants—beverage style! These cell-helping, free-radical
busting antioxidants are known as catechins, and they help
your liver to function, and in some cases even help to fight
liver disease. What’s in your cup?
Carrots are extremely high in plant-flavonoids and beta-carotene
which converts to Vitamin A in the liver. Eating carrots can help
stimulate and improve your overall liver function.
Your liver needs fat to function properly, and pumpkin seeds
have a healthy amount of these beneficial fats that also
protect important cellular components. The antioxidants
and fibre in pumpkin seeds help the liver to work
Walnuts have a low level of toxicity and are especially rich in
properties that help the body to produce glutathione, the
“mother of all antioxidants.” Three Japanese researchers praised
walnuts as “remarkable” for the rare and powerful
antioxidants they provide. And their polyphenols can reduce
chemically-induced damage to the liver. Seven walnuts a day is
all most people need to enjoy the health benefits these
tree nuts deliver.