liver health

Recommended supplements to keep your liver healthy

Your liver. It weighs in at 3.5 pounds and is officially the largest whole organ in your body. But what does the liver do? For starters it helps to make bile to digest fats, cleanses your body from the impurities and toxic chemicals, as well as balance out blood sugar. It has been said it is tied to 1000’s of different interactions in your body.

So we have to keep this thing going healthy to live a long and well life. But how to do that? Eating the right foods especially around this time of year is important but if you don’t want to get rid of the delicious food then here are some supplements to help keep the liver going strong and healthy!

Turmeric

Turmeric helps to fight off free radicals in your liver and body to decrease the amount of mutations that can occur! Mutations in DNA= bad. So by taking this supplement it helps to reduce the load the liver has to go through when detoxing your body of free radicals.

Milk Thistle

This herb looks really neat as the plant but the benefits from milk thistle for the liver are very well researched and this is even prescribed in countries in Europe for liver diseases. There has been research done in Europe that Milk Thistle alone can help the liver with Hepatitis B infection. Milk Thistle alone! But combined with other therapies it boosted the effects to get rid of the infection sooner! This is a powerful herb.

These two supplements will help to keep the liver safe and improve it’s already stellar capabilities. Reach for these this season to help keep your liver healthy!

Cheers!

Dr. K