Meanwhile, liver health is closely related to eating and living habits.After the age of 45, the decline in organ function will be more pronounced and the liver is no exception.
Therefore, experts recommend, at this age, there should be drastic lifestyle changes to support liver health.
* 3 habits to quit.
* Drinking alcohol,
Alcohol needs to be metabolized by the liver, regular drinking not only increases the metabolic burden on the liver, but also can cause alcoholic liver disease and cirrhosis. Therefore, people with poor liver must give up the habit of drinking to avoid damage to the liver.
* Smoke .
Tobacco contains many ingredients that are harmful to the human body. For people who regularly smoke, nicotine, tar and other toxic substances in the blood need to be metabolized out of the body through the liver.
Regular smoking will increase the burden on the liver, and can cause diseases such as cirrhosis of the liver, liver cirrhosis, and an increased risk of cancer.
* Stay up late .
Staying up late not only makes the body lack of energy, reduces immunity, but also affects the liver detoxification process at night and accumulates toxins in the body.
* Limit 3 things.
* Foods rich in cholesterol.
Many people have the habit of eating animal organs, deep fried foods, fast foods. Although delicious, these are foods high in cholesterol.
After cholesterol enters the human body, some of it will be absorbed by the intestines and cells, but the rest needs to be metabolized by the liver and gallbladder. If you regularly eat foods with high cholesterol, a large amount of fat will accumulate in the liver, causing a great burden on the liver, which can lead to liver cirrhosis and even liver cancer in severe cases.
* Protein rich foods.
Regularly eating protein-rich foods such as chicken, beef, eggs… will greatly increase blood ammonia levels. Under normal circumstances, ammonia in the blood can be converted to uric acid with the help of the liver and excreted in the urine.
However, if this substance is loaded into the body too much, the “workload” of the liver will increase, placing a burden on the liver, severe cases can lead to hepatic coma.
* Spicy food .
Many people like to eat spicy foods such as chili, ginger, garlic, green onions and pepper. Although these dishes have a delicious taste, they easily irritate the digestive system, imbalance the five organs and affect the normal functioning of the liver.
* Enhance 2 jobs.
* Exercise more.
During exercise, the blood circulation in the human body is accelerated, the detoxification ability is improved, which is beneficial to relieve the pressure on the liver, and plays a role in protecting the liver. Exercises such as swimming, jogging, jumping rope, … are very good for the liver.
However, you should pay attention to moderate exercise, excessive exercise will cause a large amount of metabolic acid in the body, increasing the burden on the liver and not beneficial to the health of the liver.
* Sleep more .
Sufficient sleep is beneficial to nourish the liver, accelerate the repair of the liver, and reduce the burden on the liver. For the liver, 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. is the best time to restore health and detox. Therefore, people who often stay up at night need to pay attention to change bad habits, get enough sleep to protect the liver.