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9 Simple Ways to Boost Your Liver

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9 Simple Ways to Boost Your Liver


The liver is the body’s main fat-digesting and detoxification organ.  Every molecule of fat that you eat must pass through your liver, but if your liver is overburdened by its more than 500 other essential activities, it can become sluggish.  Here are ways to boost your liver function:

1.  Since the liver requires high amounts of vitamins and minerals to perform its many functions, your diet should be high in fruits and vegetables and nutrient-rich foods.

2.  Because food additives and preservatives need to be filtered by your liver, your diet should be free of processed foods, artificial food additives, colors, and preservatives to take the load off your liver.  Additionally, choose to eat a diet low in refined sugar and synthetic sweeteners.

3. You should definitely be avoiding margarine, shortening, commercial oils (choose unrefined oils from the refrigerator section of your local health food store).  Avoid eating animal fat and fried foods as well.

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Michelle Schoffro Cook, MSc, RNCP, ROHP, DNM, PhD is an international best-selling and 17-time book author and board-certified doctor of natural medicine, whose works include: 60 Seconds to Slim, Weekend Wonder Detox, Healing Recipes, The Vitality Diet, Allergy-Proof, Arthritis-Proof, Total Body Detox, The Life Force Diet, The Ultimate pH Solution, The 4-Week Ultimate Body Detox Plan, and her new book The Probiotic Promise. Subscribe to her free e-magazine World's Healthiest News at to receive monthly health news, tips, recipes and more. Follow her on Twitter @mschoffrocook and Facebook.


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4:05AM PDT on May 12, 2015


12:41AM PDT on May 12, 2015

And nooooo alcohol.

8:51AM PDT on Apr 12, 2015

Good advice. I only hope that it will really work, because we all need our livers.

10:26AM PDT on Mar 18, 2015

Great informational tips thanks.

9:25AM PDT on Mar 17, 2015

I have some liver problem therefore I found this article very interesting

8:54AM PDT on Mar 14, 2015

thanks for the info...I try and start every day with a glass of water and juice of a lemon but ill try the other things too ..

11:22AM PDT on Mar 12, 2015

Lemon juice in hot water first thing in the morning is such a simple way to benefit yourself. Thank you for sharing Michelle.

10:57AM PDT on Mar 12, 2015

Excellent advice. Starting the day with water and fresh lemon juice is a must.

9:57AM PDT on Mar 11, 2015

Thank you

8:15AM PDT on Mar 10, 2015


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