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7 Tips To Keep Liver Healthy & Strong Naturally

Here are a few tips and things to follow that will help keep your liver healthy

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The liver is a vital organ that plays a crucial role in numerous bodily functions, including detoxification, metabolism, and storage of nutrients. Maintaining a healthy liver is essential for overall well-being. People need to change their lifestyle and diet to maintain the liver health. There are various types of liver diseases and there is no surity that only people who drink alcohol can suffer from liver diseases.

People suffering from obesity, diabetes, and having unhealthy lifestyle can also have liver-related problems. Thus, here are a few tips that can help you keep your liver healthy naturally.

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How To Keep Liver Healthy?

Maintaining a healthy liver is essential for overall well-being. Here are five ways to keep your liver healthy:

1. Maintain a Healthy Weight

Obesity or being overweight can increase the risk of developing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a growing form of liver disease. Losing weight can help reduce liver fat and improve liver health.

2. Eat a Balanced Diet

A balanced diet plays a crucial role in liver health. Avoid high-calorie meals, saturated fat, refined carbohydrates, and sugars. Instead, focus on consuming fiber-rich foods like fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean meats. Limit your intake of red meat and dairy products, and opt for healthy fats such as vegetable oils, nuts, seeds, and fish. Staying hydrated by drinking plenty of water is also important for liver health.

3. Exercise Regularly

Regular exercise helps burn triglycerides for fuel and can reduce liver fat. Aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise most days of the week.

4. Avoid Toxins

Toxins can harm liver cells. Minimize direct contact with toxins found in cleaning products, insecticides, chemicals, and additives. When using aerosols, ensure proper ventilation and wear a mask. Smoking and excessive alcohol consumption can also damage liver cells. Consult your doctor to determine the right amount of alcohol for you, and consider quitting if necessary.

5. Avoid Illicit Drugs and Contaminated Needles

Illicit drug use and unsafe injection practices can put your liver at risk. Seek medical attention if you come into contact with someone else's blood or if you're concerned about contaminated needles.

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6. Manage Underlying Health Conditions

If you have certain underlying health conditions, such as diabetes or high blood pressure, it's important to manage them effectively to reduce the risk of liver damage. Follow your doctor's recommendations for medication, diet, and lifestyle changes.

7. Get Regular Checkups

Regular checkups with your doctor can help detect liver problems early on, when they are more easily treatable. Talk to your doctor about the frequency of checkups that are right for you, and be sure to mention any concerns you have about your liver health.

(Disclaimer: Parts of this article were generated by AI and published after the content was editorially modified and verified by a human based on their own judgement and expertise. The Quint does not publish AI-generated content without direct human involvement and oversight).

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