World Liver Day 2019: 7 Natural Ways to Keep the Human Body’s Largest Organ Healthy
World Liver Day 2019 (File Photo)

The liver is probably the most important organ of our body, everything you consume even the medicines passes through your liver. It is very important that you maintain your liver health for healthy functioning of your body. Today, April 19th, World Liver Day is celebrated with an aim to spread awareness related to the liver-related disease. The second largest organ, the liver performs one of the most essential functions in the body’s digestive system and we cannot survive without the organ. Lifestyle is the key to your liver health and while it is easy to wreck the health of your liver, it only takes certain healthy lifestyle choices to help keep your liver healthy. Liver Transplant: Real Medical Stories That Show Not All Liver Failures Require a Transplant.

Here are 7 Natural Ways to Keep Your Liver Healthy

  • Include healthy nuts like Walnuts in your diet: Rich in amino acids and various other healthy nutrients, regularly eating walnuts helps detox the liver naturally.
  • Sip on Green Tea: Healthy antioxidant-rich green tea is extremely helpful for your liver. This plant-based beverage helps detox your liver as well.
  • Refrain from alcohol: Alcohol may have irreversible damage to your liver. Alcohol doesn't just damage liver cells but can lead to the swelling or scarring that can lead to cirrhosis.
  • Consume Leafy vegetables: Chlorophyll-rich, green leafy vegetables may help remove toxins from your liver and help neutralize heavy metals to protect the liver.
  • Check your medicines: Some drugs prescribed to you may occasionally have a side effect that may cause liver problems. Always check your medicines for its effects on your liver.
  • Turmeric aka haldi: This miracle spice is known to reduce the amount of radical damage in our liver. It also helps you digest the fats and creates bile that can help detoxify your liver, naturally.
  • Sip on sugar and dairy-free coffee: A few studies have shown that risk of getting liver diseases owers down if you consume coffee.

Eat healthily, exercise daily and refrain from alcohol- half the battle against lifestyle-related liver disease is won. Moreover, you must keep getting your liver tested from time to time for early detection of such diseases.

(This article is written for an informative purpose and should not be substituted for medical advice. Kindly consult your doctor before trying any tips.)