January 14, 2014
Keeping the liver healthy is essential to good health. A less than optimally functioning liver has profound health ramifications for the entire body. It is not uncommon for most people's livers to become challenged and stressed from poor food, toxins, excess protein, alcohol, drugs (over thecounter and prescription), and environmental toxins.
The liver is the largest organ inside the body, the skin technically is our largest organ. The liver is a full on work horse it processes toxins, produces enzymes, antioxidants and filters blood among thousands of other functions. The title of this post is taken from Paul Simon's hit song 50 ways to leave your lover. I hope you enjoy the humor and suggestions while couched in humor they are helpful and designed to inform.
2.) Stay Hydrated - this just helps everything try Crystal Energy
3.) Eat Plenty of fresh fruits and veggies
4.) Eat Bitter Greens - such as dandelion, chicory, mustard and rapini
6.) Yoga - certain poses are excellent for the internal organs
7.) Eat Less Sugar
8.) Eat Balanced Fats
9.) Avoid overeating
10.) Avoid consuming alcohol especially if you've over eaten - this puts a tremendous strain and burden on the liver.
11.) Eat Goji Berries
12.) Express yourself - un-exspressed emotional energy particluarly anger builds up in the liver.
13.) Use liver supporting herbs we suggest Liver Rescue +4 by Health Force
In this post the aim is to offer you simple easy to apply steps to support a healthy liver. The liver is a work-horse constantly processing for our health and well being. Keeping the liver healthy will lead to an improved feeling of well being as well as mood. In Traditional Chinese Medicine the liver is associated with strong emotions such as anger. A well functioning liver supports us on many levels in achieving a healthy and happy life.
Stay tuned for Part 2!