The BEST Foods to Clean Out Your Liver

These are the best foods to detox the liver!


0:00 Introduction: Foods for a liver detox
0:10 Functions of the liver 
4:10 Symptoms of a damaged liver 
4:55 Liver-cleansing foods

Today I’m going to cover the best foods to reestablish the full function of your liver, to help your liver detoxify at the highest level. 

The main function of the liver is to detoxify toxins. The liver doesn’t store toxins unless you have a fatty liver because the toxins are stored in the fat cells. When your liver is inflamed, it heals with scar tissue, leading to cirrhosis and many other health issues. 

A few main functions of the liver:
• It can detoxify 
• It makes bile 
• It produces hormones 

Symptoms of a damaged liver:
• Itchiness 
• Jaundice
• Lethargy 
• Achy joints 
• Nausea 
• Lowered cognitive function 
• Gallstones 

The best foods for the liver:
1. Cruciferous vegetables (sulforaphane) 
• Help detoxify the liver 
• Help the liver get rid of inflammation 
• Help to quickly detoxify things like caffeine, drugs, chemicals, and poisons 
• Can help enhance liver function
• Can help decrease complications from diabetes 
• Can help decrease free radical damage 
• Can help improve sensitivity to insulin
• Can help improve insulin resistance 
• Help support blood sugars 

2. Garlic (sulfur)
• Helps detoxify the liver 
• Acts as a natural antibiotic 
• Is antibacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-viral 
• Helps strip off fat from the liver 
• Is high in vitamin B1 
• Is anti-inflammatory 
• Is a powerful antioxidant 
• Has anti-cancer properties 

3. Turmeric (curcumin)
• Helps reduce inflammation 
• Helps detoxify heavy metals 
• Helps repair and regenerate liver function
• Helps stabilize the mitochondria (it’s anti-cancer)
• It can help decrease fat on the liver 

4. Beets 
• Help detox the liver 
• Help reduce liver enzymes 
• Help activate the release of bile salts (decrease fat in the liver)
• Help protect liver cells
• Help reduce inflammation in the liver 

5. Mushrooms 
• Are high in glutathione (supports the liver)
• Help protect liver cells 

6. Avocados 
• Help repair and stabilize the liver 
• Are high in glutathione (supports the liver)
• Are anti-inflammatory 

7. Extra virgin olive oil 
• Can help improve liver enzymes
• Can help decrease fat on the liver 
• Can help improve insulin sensitivity 
• Can help reduce insulin resistance 
• Is a powerful anti-inflammatory 

Dr. Eric Berg DC Bio:
Dr. Berg, age 57, is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis & Intermittent Fasting. He is the author of the best-selling book The Healthy Keto Plan, and is the Director of Dr. Berg Nutritionals.

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Dr. Eric Berg received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1988. His use of “doctor” or “Dr.” in relation to himself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Berg is a licensed chiropractor in Virginia, California, and Louisiana, but he no longer practices chiropractic in any state and does not see patients so he can focus on educating people as a full time activity, yet he maintains an active license. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose and it is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, and prescription or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Berg and you. You should not make any change in your health regimen or diet before first consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.