Food For Liver Health
So, you know what not to eat and drink, but what foods can help protect your liver?
Sulfur-rich foods – Sulfur supports liver function. Sulfer-rich foods include onions and garlic.
Cruciferous vegetables – Cruciferous vegetables – like broccoli, kale, bok choy, and collard greens – are loaded with health benefits, and they are also rich in sulphur and micronutrients that support liver health.
Licorice – Licorice can help protect a healthy liver and is even used to treat some liver disorders, but if you are taking certain medications, you’ll want to check with your doctor before adding more licorice to your diet.
Carbohydrates – A carbohydrate-rich diet is easier on your liver than one that’s high in fat or in protein.
B Vitamins – The B vitamins also support liver function, so eating more foods rich in vitamin B or taking a B-complex supplement can help your liver. B vitamin-rich foods include: broccoli, parsley, red peppers, beets, turnips, bell peppers, turnip greens, asparagus, and lentils.
Image Credit: Turmeric photo via Shutterstock