The best foods for liver health and detoxification

Your liver processes blood which breaks down nutrients and chemicals, making them easier for your body to use. Valley News/Adobe Stock photo
The liver plays a crucial role in detoxifying the body and eliminating harmful substances. Contrary to popular belief, the liver does not store toxins but works to eliminate them. However, if the liver is fatty, toxins may accumulate. This article will highlight the essential foods that support liver health and aid in its detoxification process.Understanding liver detoxification Liver detoxification involves two main phases: phase one breaks down toxins into water-soluble particles, and phase two adds certain nutrients to create harmless compounds. B vitamins, antioxidants, folate and other nutrients are required for these processes. Toxins that the liver breaks down include plastics, pesticides, alcohol, drugs, pollutants and various chemicals found in the environment and food.Im
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