How to Repair Your Liver

How to Repair Your Liver

Research has been done showing that one out of three of us has a sluggish liver. This is a problem which can slow fat burning and allow toxins to build up throughout the entire body. The good news is there is a simple way to rejuvenate your liver and protect it using this easy total body detox.

Flush your system - Mix together 1 ounce of unsweetened cranberry juice with 2 ounces orange juice and 3 ounces of water. This drink helps to reduce the inflammation in the livers tissues helping it function better in as little as one week. The vitamin C helps the liver to process up to 35% more fat and toxins.

Go easy on OTC pain meds - Almost half of the people taking OTC pain relives take more then the recommended dosage. Taking to much of the acetaminophen makes the start of production of the damaging compound TNF, which is the leading cause of liver failure. When you take pain medications in small doses your liver can break down the acetaminophen easily, but in larger doses it can not, and it can cause liver damage. Taking over 4000 mg in one day or even a little less for three to four days straight can cause permanent liver damage. Talk to your doctor if you are concerned and remember to read all the labels of medication you are taking prescription or not. Acetaminophen can be found in Tylenol, cold medications, pain relievers as well as over 400 other OTC medications.

Feed your liver the good stuff -
Avocados -Research has shown that eating one or two avocados a week can help to repair a damaged liver in as little as 30 days. Avocados help to increase levels of the antioxidant glutathione greatly.
Broccoli - This vegetable works the same way the avocados do.
Oatmeal - Oatmeal is loaded with solube fiber that binds to toxins in the digestive tract and makes them be excreted before they are able to cause any liver damage. Oatmeal is a great tasting good for you food we all should eat for several reasons!
Edemame - This vegetable an also help to heal your live in as little as 30 days.
Yogurt - Yogurt helps to stabilize your body' s blood sugar level, which helps it to stop fatty buildups.

Walk - We all know we should exercise to keep our bodies good on the inside and the outside. If you walk for as little as 20 minutes a day, you can cut your risk of developing liver cancer by up to 16%. Physical exercise helps our body to increase the flow of oxygen and nutrients which activate the liver' s detox process.

Take milk thistle - This supplement contains silymarin which speeds the growth of healthy new liver cells. This helps to cut the risk of developing any serious liver problems 43% or more. You want to include 300 mg. daily.

Take a soybean extract - A fatty liver is a leading cause of liver problems. Taking the soybean extract PPC, can help to stop this from happening and even slow the process in people whom have already been diagnosed. You can buy PPC in health food stores. PPC stands for polyenylphosphatidylcholine and is also called PolyPC. Follow the directions on the box for taking this supplement.

Remember if you have any questions or before you start taking any new supplements you should talk to your doctor first.