-The liver is the largest organ in the body and has a vital role in digestion, the production of important elements, energy production functions in addition to detoxification and storage of essential nutrients.
– Multiple factors such as viral infection, frequent drug consumption, alcohol consumption and eating saturated high-fat foods may cause liver diseases such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, and fatty liver.
– Proper nutrition plays a major role in maintaining a healthy, disease-free liver.
– Eat plenty of whole grains including wheat, brown rice, barley and oats, and reduce the consumption of refined white flour and white sugar.
– Choose fresh (and organic, whenever possible) vegetables, fruits, milk and meat.
– Eat fresh vegetables and their juices like artichokes, beets, carrots, tomatoes, celery, parsley and spinach.
– Eat fresh fruits, juices, lemon juice, grapes, crisps, berries, oranges, apples, mangoes and plums.
– Eat fatty fish such as sardines, herring and salmon because they contain omega-3 anti-inflammatory fats.
– Eat honey (especially mountain honey) as it supports the health of liver cells and aids in detoxification and is a clean source of energy.
– Eat a mixture of nuts and seeds such as almonds, pistachios, walnuts, and flaxseeds, sesame and pumpkin seeds as a light snack.
– Avoid simple sugars as much as possible as it is a major factor in the formation of fatty liver.
– Replace ghee and butter with cold pressed oils such as virgin olive oil, coconut oil, flaxseed oil.
– Eat low or fat-free dairy products.
– Eat more fish and chicken breasts instead of fatty and smoked meat. Replace fried foods with grilled, boiled, sautéed food or food grilled in the oven.
– Refrain completely from hydrogenated oils (vegetable ghee) and its products of sweets as they are harmful to the liver and body.
– Drink at least 2 liters of fluids daily such as pure water, soups, vegetable and fruit juices and herbal teas.
Herbal and Dietary Supplements:
– Use liver Tonics: such as dandelion, burdock, chicory, and artichoke to support liver function and aid detoxification.
– Maintain healthy digestion: Boost your diet with herbs such as fennel, mint, ginger and chamomile. Eat live yogurt regularly as it supports the digestive system with beneficial bacteria.
– Royal jelly: regenerates liver cells and supports liver function.
– Chlorophyll is one of the best detoxification agents – found in Spirulina and wheat grass.
– Bee propolis: It is one of the most powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammation in nature, it protects against liver diseases and degeneration. It also helps the body to get rid of accumulated toxins.
– Lecithin: protects the liver against fat accumulation.
The instructions and recommendations mentioned in this diet are general guidelines and do not take into account differences between individuals. Any health condition should be treated by a specialist and we advise you to consult your doctor before taking any product that may affect your health.