It is said and quite rightly so that if your liver is not doing well then you are not doing well also. You see, your liver performs more than 500 critical biological functions. It makes more than 13,000 beneficial chemicals and hormones. It manages more than 50,000 enzymes and compounds that you need for great health. It processes everything you and eat and drink, including medications and supplements. What a tremendous amount of work being done by this critical organ. It’s imperative, therefore, to ensure its health and functions.
Yes you can eat more fruits, vegetables and legumes. But an even greater boost are these two awesome kitchen products.
EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL - It’a great fixture today in many heart- healthy eating plans. Dr. Steven Gundry, renowned Cardiologist says, “my wife and I have a tablespoon with each meal.” Research into EVOO shows it has specific perks for your liver. “A compound called hydroxylyrosol in the oil has been shown to reverse the sins of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, (NAFLD).” Dr. Victor Marchione. The oil also increases bile production which is essential for digestion and bowel regularity. I have a tablespoon with each of my meals.
The second powerhouse is GARLIC - It’s touted greatly for its allicin content, an antioxidant with several potential therapeutic uses. Where liver health is concerned it’s a beneficial source of providing sulphur and selenium. Sulphur is believed to have the ability to activate liver enzymes to help remove toxins, while selenium can help clean your liver so that it functions better. After all filters need to be cleansed regularly. For even more benefits use them to cook cruciferous veggies, while at the same time adding your desired spices.