10 best foods to protect your hard-working liver

Protect your liver

Not too long ago, I wrote about the major load your liver carries in terms of keeping you healthy. Of all the organs in your body, your liver is perhaps the one that does the most varied set of jobs.

Without a fully functioning and healthy liver, you could take all the vitamins and supplements in the world, but they wouldn’t do any good. Not only does your liver store vitamins until they’re needed, but it breaks them down so your body can actually use them.

The bile produced by your liver disposes of the “leftovers” after your body uses those vitamins.

It also takes environmental poisons like glyphosate and eliminates them from the body. And of course, it stores a reserve of blood sugar you can call on if needed.

Considering all of this, doesn’t it make sense to pay special attention to eating foods that nourish this crucial organ? Here are ten of them.

Joyce Hollman

By Joyce Hollman

Joyce Hollman is a writer based in Kennebunk, Maine, specializing in the medical/healthcare and natural/alternative health space. Health challenges of her own led Joyce on a journey to discover ways to feel better through organic living, utilizing natural health strategies. Now, practicing yoga and meditation, and working towards living in a chemical-free home, her experiences make her the perfect conduit to help others live and feel better naturally.