Ice cream, pastries, alcohol… A diet too rich in sugars and fats often causes pain in the liver.
An essential part of the digestive system, the liver is the largest organ in the body. Here are the ten foods to eat daily to cleanse this vital organ and gain energy.
While it’s good for the heart (but gives bad breath), it also helps flush out all toxins from the body. Garlic, which can be eaten raw, is rich in selenium and allicin.
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For a few years, the avocado toast has been acclaimed in all healthy vegetarian canteens, and that’s good. The avocado is indeed rich in fatty acids, which make it possible to regenerate the liver after too copious or watered aperitifs.
To “cleanse” the liver, it is recommended to drink one to three cups of green tea while avoiding overconsumption, which would be harmful to the body. This drink has draining properties which makes it a perfect ally in the context of a detox cure.
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Many nutritionists recommend consuming it in the morning, on an empty stomach as soon as you get out of bed, in the form of juice, diluted or not in a little warm water. Lemon helps in the production of bile which helps cleanse the liver.
This nut contains glutathione and omega-3 fatty acids. This is why we encourage all those who suffer from liver problems and have transit problems to eat a handful each day. Walnuts can partially eliminate ammonia, which is often the cause of certain diseases.
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This spice, very present in Indian gastronomy, treats liver disorders and has detoxifying properties thanks in particular to the presence of curcumin, a powerful antioxidant. A few grams sprinkled on dishes help protect this precious organ.
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Originally from Asia, this black root with thick white flesh facilitates digestion and can be enjoyed in salads or juices. It increases the action of liver enzymes.
Like many citrus fruits, grapefruit, rich in vitamin C, is beneficial for the proper functioning of the body and our organs. It is recommended as part of a diet because it promotes the elimination of fat and purifies the liver.
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Popeye loves it, children much less. Yet spinach, which contains antioxidants, preserves the liver. For best results, eat them cooked or sprouts with broccoli and sprinkled with a little rosemary. The ideal combo to boost the body.
The presence of betacyanin gives this food its purplish pink color. A glass of beetroot juice for a fortnight improves blood circulation and eliminates toxins. It can also be eaten raw (in pieces or grated) with, for example, apples, or cooked in the form of a puree.