Dietary Tips To Maintain A 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.
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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