Your liver – it’s a very important organ in your body, but it’s also one of the most neglected and abused. While drinking too much can be detrimental to your liver’s health, so can eating the wrong foods.
Fortunately, eating the right foods can help your liver do its job a little better – which is mainly to filter blood from the digestive tract before it’s returned to the rest of the body. Here are 14 foods that are liver-friendly…
1. Sip Some Java
Yes, a good ol’ cup of Joe is good for the liver, at least according to Healthline.com. “Coffee is one of the best beverages you can drink to promote liver health,” it notes.
The source backs up this claim by citing studies that show drinking coffee on a regular basis lowers complications (including permanent liver damage) in patients with chronic liver disease. The benefits are attributed to coffee’s ability to prevent buildup of fat and collagen, “two of the main markers of liver disease,” it adds.