Liver Function - A Healthy Bloodstream
The liver is the filter of the body and the organ that cleanses the bloodstream from toxins, bacteria, and viruses. It weighs
around 3 lbs. being the largest organ in the body, and the size of football. The liver is responsible for breaking down chemicals, wastes,
drugs, and other invaders that are digested into the bloodstream. The liver also produces bile which helps in the digestion of foods. It’s
vital to keep the liver healthy and strong so that it is able to excrete toxins from the body effectively. If the liver is “overloaded” it
will not be able to rid the body of toxins and those toxins will re-enter the bloodstream and bring about sickness and disease.
Our bodies were designed to naturally detoxify. However, with the over load of toxins from a poor diet, alcohol, cigarrettes,
medications, pollution, stress, and drugs just to new a few; it is necessary to begin a liver detox or supportive diet to boost the body’s
ability to eliminate toxins.
It’s important to cleanse the liver daily through a diet rich in organic fruits, vegetables, fresh vegetable and fruit juices,
whole grains, fish, supplements, and herbal teas. A diet packed with vitamins and nutrients cleanse the liver and give it new vitality and
The liver is part of our body’s defense system; however, it can become overloaded with toxins through a number of ways:
- Food allergies
- Toxins in the air
- Toxins in our food
- Bacteria and yeast overgrowth in
the small intestines
- Digestion problems
- Water with too much bacteria,
chemicals, and metals
- Toxins in the home and
It’s imperative to keep the liver in good running condition, just as you would a filter in the air condition/heating system of
your home. Once the liver is cleansed from toxins through a detoxification and juice fast, it will be able to eliminate more toxins from
the body and keep you feeling well and healthy.
There are some ways in which you can tell if your liver is in need of a cleanse. Your filter may be full of toxins if you are
having any autoimmune disease such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, Chrohn’s disease, headaches, chronic fatigue, acne, diabetes,
constipation, hypertension, coronary artery disease, food allergies, recurrent infections, and many more. If you are experiencing any o f
these condition or you just feel like you need a boost of energy and life again, it’s time to start the detox diet and juice
In addition to eating whole foods and drinking organic juices, you will also need some
supplements to aid in the cleansing of the liver. Supplements such as Schiff Vitamin E Complex 400 Iu , Schiff Vitamin C 1000 Mg + Rose Hips , and Natures Way Multivitamin (Iron-Free).