Building and implementing a scientific, healthy diet, supplementing with healthy foods is the optimal method in maintaining and improving liver function.
* Asparagus .
Asparagus is an imported vegetable but is now quite popular in Vietnam and has an affordable price. The good news for followers of this vegetable is that it not only tastes delicious but also has a very effective liver nourishing effect. The reason is because asparagus is rich in vitamin A, vitamin B and various trace elements, especially high in selenium.
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The nutrients in asparagus can help the human body enhance the activity of glutathione peroxidase enzyme, thereby improving the oxidation capacity of liver cells. As a result, free radicals in the body can be better eliminated to achieve the effect of maintaining liver health.
* Garlic .
Garlic contains a sulfur compound called allicin, which converts to the active ingredient allicin when we chop, crush, or mince garlic. Allicin is a potent antioxidant, antibiotic, and antifungal agent that offers many benefits for liver health.
Garlic also contains arginine, an amino acid needed to relax blood vessels, and selenium, an important mineral for increasing the activity of antioxidants. It is these antioxidant properties that make garlic capable of helping the liver filter out harmful substances effectively and keep these substances from being transported to other organs.
Nutritionists recommend adding at least 4 fresh garlic cloves to your dishes every day for optimal protection of liver health. Fresh garlic should be minced and added at the end of the cooking process to retain maximum beneficial nutrients and enzymes.
* Bitter melon .
One of the outstanding effects of bitter melon is its ability to clear heat, detoxify, support and enhance liver function.
This fruit is rich in vitamin C, so it has the ability to effectively strengthen the liver’s immunity and maintain the normal functioning of the liver. Eating bitter melon regularly helps to detoxify and clean the liver, keeping it healthy.
Not only that, many scientific studies have also shown that bitter melon can protect the liver against alcohol damage, so they have a useful effect in supporting the body against alcoholic fatty liver. reduce inflammatory responses in cells.
In addition, peroxidase enzyme extracted from bitter melon fruit has antioxidant and anti-aging effects, is an enzyme that catalyzes many biochemical reactions to detoxify the body.