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Dietary Tips To Maintain A Healthy Liver



healthy liver

Liver is a critical organ in our body and a healthy liver is indispensable to the functions of the organs of the body. Being the detoxifying organ of our body, it helps in removing toxins & bad estrogens from the blood. An individual’s diet and lifestyle are instrumental in maintaining health.

Maintain balance weight

One of the most effective ways to maintain a healthy liver is to maintain a healthy weight. According to studies, losing body weight can help to decrease fat in the liver.

Limit your carb intake

Excess calories can be converted to fat and deposited in the liver. Limit your consumption of carbohydrates each day.

Avoid the use of artificial sweeteners

These products cause the liver to overwork & can often disturb the healthy microbiome composition of the gut.

Consume more fiber

Eat a variety of vegetables with all main meals. Include 2-3 servings of whole grains in your diet. Fiber is very important for a healthy gut, and thus, a healthy liver.

Go  for healthy fat

Eliminate all sources of unhealthy fats from your diet. These may include fast foods products containing margarine, palm oil, vanaspati oil; commercial bakery goods, and sweets..

Omega 3 fatty acids reduce lipid accumulation and have anti-inflammatory properties. Walnuts, A2 cow ghee, flaxseeds, chia seeds, fatty fish are some of the vegetarian sources of omega 3s.

Leafy greens

The chlorophyll present in green leaves neutralizes heavy metals, increases bile flow, and removes waste products from the body.

Food rich in vitamins

 Foods rich in vitamin C like lemon and others facilitate liver detoxification, reduces inflammation, and improves energy levels.

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