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Tips for a Healthy Liver!

The liver is one of the most important organs in our body, without it a person cannot survive. To have an idea of its importance, here is a list of some of the things the liver is responsible for:

- Filters the blood coming from the digestive tract and breaks down harmful substances.

- Metabolizes drugs.

- Secretes the bile to help with the digestion of fats in the intestines.

- Makes proteins that are essential for blood clotting.

- Produces, stores and releases vitamins and minerals into the blood.

This is why it is necessary to know which foods can support it's health, and which habits could affect it in a negative way.

Below you will find a list of antioxidants and vitamin B rich foods that can help support the health of the liver.


  1. All berries (including goji berries)

  2. Citrus fruits

  3. Beets

  4. Broccoli

  5. Turmeric

  6. Red grapes

  7. Green tea

  8. Pomegranates

  9. Eggplants

  10. Spinach

Vitamin B rich foods:

  1. Salmon

  2. Eggs

  3. Avocados

  4. Spinach

  5. Bananas

  6. Broccoli

  7. Lentils

  8. Chickpeas

  9. Sweet potatoes

  10. Nutritional yeast

Habits that could affect the liver in a negative way by increasing it's load, causing it to work harder and less effectively:

  1. Alcohol

  2. Refined sugars

  3. Processed foods

Now that we recognize the importance of the liver and know a few tips to help keep it healthy, let's apply it to our routine!

Greysa M. Cerpa-López

Digestive Bliss- Founder

Sources: WebMD and Lets Get Checked


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