The human body possesses a natural ability to detox toxins, like hormones, bacteria, medications, and chemicals. And that is done primarily by the liver via conversion of fat-soluble to water-soluble toxins to be moved out through the gall bladder’s creation of bile for elimination. However, it’s a bit more complicated than that. And our present-day lifestyles don’t make it any easier.
Diet, stress, lack of sleep, and environmental factors all play a role in our bodies’ ability to detox effectively. And when your body is not effectively detoxing, you’ll find yourself dealing with symptoms like hormone imbalance, skin breakouts, energy problems, and depression or mood dysfunction. So if you have some (or all) of these issues, you would like to try out this our juice recipe and possibly make juicing a regular part of your diet.
The Goodness Behind “Liver Cleanser”
Beets are popular liver-cleansers due to the presence of betaine, which helps in the liver’s conversion responsibility. They also boost the body’s production of bile (via the gall bladder), which will stimulate release stuff out.
Berries hold high levels of phytonutrients (antioxidants), which help detoxifying enzymes.
Lemon helps the nerves and hormone activation of the liver due to its sour nature.
Broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables contain the organic compound glucosinolate, which is needеd for enzyme production during toxin elimination.
Ginger is an excellent antibacterial and can help in the liver’s elimination of toxic bacterias.
Berry And Beet Liver Cleanser
- Two medium beets
- One apple
- 2 c. blueberries
- 1/2 c. raw broccoli
- Two large carrots
- One lemon
- 2″ knob ginger peeled
- 1/2-1 c. coconut water
Cut the carrots, apples, beets, ginger, and lemon into pieces. Feed through, your juicer, adding small amounts of blueberries between the other ingredients. Next, pour a portion of coconut water through to help push and clean the pulp through. Continue feeding everything through, finishing with enough coconut water to bring the juice to a total of 4 cups.