Your liver is the main detoxification organ. It is responsible for neutralizing toxins, medications, alcohol and metabolic waste from the body. After it neutralizes the waste substances it must package them to be excreted from the body.

To help Your Liver do its job well, you can incorporate some habits to help it function optimally.

B vitamins– the liver uses B vitamins to neutralize waste. Take some extra B vitamins when you know you’ve been indulging too much or you are under stress.

Lemon water– Squeeze half a lemon into warm water and drink in the morning. This will stimulate bile flow and liver function.

Drink Dandelion Root Tea: can help liver function and mild stomach upset.

R-Alpha Lipoic Acid– is a powerful antioxidant. It is used to help rejuvenate liver cells. This is an effective treatment for liver disease and can be used to prevent liver damage.

Milk Thistle–  Improves liver function, it protects the liver. The compound in milk thistle acts as an antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties to help the liver regenerate and repair. You can drink milk thistle in a tea, take a tincture or capsules.

Globe Artichoke: helps liver function by stimulating the release of bile

Protein: make sure you are eating some form of protein at every meal. The liver needs the amino acids from protein to eliminate toxins.

Good sources of protein: quinoa, lentils, chickpeas, chicken, fish, lamb, plain yogurt

Eat Sulfur containing foods– liver uses it to detoxify

Cruciferous vegetables: cabbage, brussel sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, onions, garlic

Avoid as Many Harmful Chemicals in Your Daily Living

Avoid using plastics, dry cleaning, carpets, toxic house cleaning products

Drink: distilled water, eat organic fruits and vegetables as much as possible, eat hormone free meats

Personal Care Products: avoid Parabens, BHA, BHT, Sodium laureth sulfate, polyethylene glycol, Petrolatum, Siloxanes, Triclosan