by Celevida Liv | 9 September 2021
We tend to work on skin and hair health, immunity, and other such aspects of health and fitness when it comes to diet. But how often do we think about liver health? It is rare—the liver is the organ that performs multiple tasks right from processing nutrients to removing toxins. Therefore, it is important to keep your liver healthy. There are many active ingredients that help protect the health of the liver.
Here's the list of foods that can improve your liver health:
Citrus fruits, such as oranges, grapefruits, and lemon, are rich in vitamin C, helps to prevent fat buildup in and around the liver. Thus, they reduce the risk of liver diseases such as fatty liver.1
Beetroot helps to improve liver activity. It enhances the secretion of bile (liver enzyme), which helps in the digestion and removal of toxins from the body. Further, beetroot is a source of potential antioxidants, such as vitamin A and vitamin C, that protect the liver from damage.1
Nuts are a rich source of healthy fats that protect the liver from damage due to inflammation. Nuts such as walnuts are rich in an amino acid called arginine that plays a significant role in removing toxins through chemical reactions in the liver.1–3
Further, nuts are also rich in vitamin E, which reduces the risk of alcoholic liver disease.
Fatty fish, such as salmon and tuna, are rich in omega-3 fatty acids (healthy fats). They help in preventing fat buildup in the liver and reducing the risk of liver damage.3
Green leafy vegetables, such as spinach and kale, are rich in chlorophyll (green plant pigment). Chlorophyll helps the liver with the efficient removal of toxins and heavy metals. Thus, it acts as a detoxifying agent for the liver.1,2
Garlic is rich in antioxidants, such as vitamin A, vitamin C, and allicin, that protect the liver from damage. It also contains selenium, which acts as a detoxifying agent and assists the liver in the removal of toxins.1
Herbs and spices, such as dandelion roots, ginger, and turmeric, are powerful antioxidants and detoxifying agents. They help the liver in removing toxins, processing nutrients, secreting digestive enzymes, and protecting the liver from damage.1–3
Additionally, you can also add a scoop of Dr. Reddy’s Celevida®* Liv powder to your favorite foods. It contains all the amino acids that the liver needs to function efficiently. Further, it is also packed with antioxidants that help to protect the liver from damage.
Including all the above-mentioned foods in moderate quantity to your daily diet can enhance your liver health. They would also help to reduce the risk of liver diseases!
Disclaimer: *Please check with your doctor/dietician for the inclusion of the products or recipes in your daily diet. Do not cook the powder while adding it to any of the recipes.
Eating a protein rich diet can also help in blood sugar control but it is important to choose the protein wisely.
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No matter what exercise you do, stretching before and after can only benefit your performance.
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