5 - Tips to Cleanse Your Liver
1. Limit Alcohol Consumption
Your liver sees alcohol as a poison and attempts to break it down into harmless compounds.
But expose it to high levels of spirit regularly and things start to turn ugly
2. Include Sulfur-Containing Foods in Your Diet
Sulfur-containing foods helps to support the liver’s detoxification function.
The sulfur compounds in foods also help the liver to break down and remove fat. Foods that are rich in sulfur are broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, collard greens, kale, Brussels sprouts, onions, garlic and egg yolks.
3. Avoid Deep-Fried & Fatty Foods
Deep-fried foods contain heat-generated toxins like advanced glycation end products, not to mention extra fats and calories, that force your liver to work harder and promote weight gain.
Obesity has been associated with the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease which in advanced stages, can cause decreased liver function and scarring.
4. Low Usage of sugar
Excessive intake of sugar such as sucrose and fructose is known to promote the storage of fats in the liver, and increase the risk of fatty liver disease and liver scarring.
So if you want to reverse the damage you’ve done to your liver, this study suggests that it is not enough to cut fat and cholesterol from your diet, the intake of sugar must come down too.
5. Lemon consumption
Lemon water is a refreshing drink on any hot day.
But it does more than just hydrating: it helps to dissolve mucus, promotes bile production, aids digestion and breaks down fat.