Liver is an extremely important organ and liver disease can have significant impact on our overall health. Its role is in blood filtration, as blood goes from digestive tract, flows through liver and then circulates to the rest of our body. Liver health and efficiency can only be achieved by a diet that is both balanced and healthy. Fibers are known to boost liver health, while fats and sugar may cause liver to work overtime, eventually leading to damage if liver cells.
- Fiber is good for the liver and some studies show that coffee can combat the ill effects of drinking alcohol.
- Greasy meals can hurt the liver and alcohol should be taken in moderation so that you don’t end up with cirrhosis.
- Beets can be a positive food for the liver because of the betacyanin which is a the pigment that makes beets red.
“It stores nutrients provided by digestion such as glycogen, iron, and vitamins; is involved in the metabolism of carbohydrates and fats; processes waste products in the blood such as alcohol, drugs, and medications to detoxify the body; and synthesizes bile and many proteins. To help you stay healthy, here are the foods you should go for and the ones you should avoid.”