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5 Foods To Keep Your Liver Ever Young and Healthy

Foods to keep your body's powerhouse, your liver, function optimally.

| Contributor Content| UPDATED: December 12, 2017, 12:23 PM IST
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Your liver plays a crucial role in cleansing and detoxifying your body. Eating fried foods, consuming alcoholic and caffeinated beverages, regular intake of high-salt processed foods like sausages or high-sugar foods like cakes and cookies, can wreak havoc on your liver health and in turn expose you to fatal diseases. Therefore, it is quite important to take care of this second-largest organ of your body by avoiding the above-mentioned foods and including foods that aid liver-health. Here’s a glance:

1. Apples

The polyphenols present in Apple keep serum and lipid levels of liver under control. Apples carry pectin and malic acid that help remove toxins and carcinogens. Apples have anti-inflammatory properties that protect you against fatty liver.

2. Green Tea

Green tea is known for its antioxidants boost. Consuming 2 cups of green tea each day helps immensely in keeping non-alcoholic fatty liver issues at bay.

3. Beetroots & Carrots

Betalains, betacyanin, and betanin present in beetroots protect the liver from injury due to carcinogens while antioxidants in carrots reduce liver toxicity. Thereby you must aim at eating 1 cup of beetroots or carrots thrice a week or get a glass of beetroot or carrot juice every day.

4. Lemons

Lemons are rich in Vitamin C and protect liver from oxidative damage. You must drink lemon in warm water every morning to reap the best benefits or add it in Green Tea for a double dose of good health.

5. Green leafy vegetables

Green leafy vegetables like spinach, collard greens, mustard greens, etc ward off fatty liver issues due to their antioxidants and vitamins content. For a great functioning liver, you must aim at eating a cup of leafy greens in your daily diet.
First Published: December 12, 2017, 12:23 PM IST


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