Our liver is designed in such a way that it digests, absorbs and processes food and filters the blood from digestive tract before it circulates blood all over our body.
Liver also transforms toxins into waste which get eliminated from the body through defecation and urine. However over a period of time due to poor food habits, liver gets sluggish and it stops eliminating toxins properly. These toxins start getting stored in your belly and can make you appear fat. Although liver has some fat on its own, it can termed as fatty liver if fat accounts for 5 to 10 % of liver weight. Fatty liver disease occurs either due to over consumption of alcohol or due to high cholesterol and genetic factors. Scroll over explore the indicators that tell you have a fatty liver and how you can prevent it :
1. Sudden Weight Gain
Even you will be on a diet and following a workout routine, if your liver is not eliminating toxins, it will not reduce weight. Additionally liver metabolises fats, however if it doesn’t work properly, fats will circulate and return back in the organs.
Our liver produces antibodies that fight the allergens. However if your liver is not working properly it is unable to produce antibodies and allergens get stored in the body. Brain then produces histamine, a chemical that when it gets produced in excess results in various allergies like fogginess, itchiness and headaches.
3. Chronic Fatigue
When toxins do not get eliminated from your body they prey prevent metabolism of muscle tissues which results in fatigue, aches, mood swings and anger bursts.
4. Excessive Sweating
When liver does not function properly it gets heated and transfers the heat on the rest of the body. This results in excessive sweating.
As the liver gets sluggish, it stops external cleansing and causes hormonal fluctuations. This results in acne break-outs.
6. Bad Breath
If you have a bad breath but it is not due to any oral issues, then you must get your liver checked by physician to find the exact cause.
How To Eliminate Toxins From Liver
To prevent fatty liver disease and eliminate toxins from your liver you will need to make a few dietary changes.
Reduce your alcohol consumption, drink 2 to 3 litres of water, drink lemon water, try out cleansing smoothies. One such quick cleansing smoothie can be made with bananas and Greek yoghurt. Blend 1 banana with 1 cup of Greek yoghurt, ginger root, 2 tablespoons of peanut butter and 1 teaspoon of dandelion root. Blend it well and serve immediately, try to consume this smoothie once or twice a day to get maximum results.