Tag Archives: liver health

broccolli

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Iron, Phosphorus, Manganese, Vitamin C, A, K, B2, B5, B6, Folate SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Calcium, Magnesium, Copper, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin E, B1, B3, NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS and NOTES One of the most nutrient dense foods Broccoli sprouts are … Continue reading

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radishes

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Vitamin C, Molybdenum SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Calcium (in leaves), Iron, Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B6, Folate NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS and NOTES Low in calories. Cooking destroys vitamin C content FUNCTIONAL BENEFITS Cruciferous family: cancer protective Helps liver disorders – … Continue reading

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green smoothie recipe!

This recipe packs in a punch for your liver health and brain function and is a great wake-up juice for the morning. So get blending and in the process, give your liver a loving hug! Omega 3 fatty acids in … Continue reading

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milk thistle seed

Part used Seed extract Use Most effective as gel-cap extract  in combination with soy lecithin: phosphatylcholine enhances absorption of active component silymarin in GI tract and delivers to tissues (combination called silipide and labelled phytosome) Less effective as tea or … Continue reading

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sulphur

Functions Essential component of amino acids methionine, cysteine, cystine and taurine providing place for these aminos to bond and form solidifying protein structure used in joints, hair, nails, skin Cysteine beneficial for liver health Taurine is bile acid component (digestive … Continue reading

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vitamin B2 – riboflavin

Functions Brain and nerve function: control use of glucose by neurons, assist in making fatty acids needed to preserve integrity of nerve cell membranes, works with B1 and B5 to make acetylcholine Energy metabolism – needed to support thyroid, adrenals … Continue reading

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choline

Functions Brain and nerve function: crucial ingredient in cell membranes, production of neurotransmitter acetylcholine (with B1, B5, B6, C, Calcium and Zinc) Fat metabolism and fat transport from the liver Involved in homocysteine metabolism Sources notes Best sources egg yolk, … Continue reading

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vitamin D

Functions Healthy immune function Regulates calcium and phosphorus absorption Regulates of calcium balance and uptake from bones (as active form Calcitrol) Possibly helps prevent cancer, diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, and persistent, nonspecific musculoskeletal pain Sources notes Best sources fish; Sun … Continue reading

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dandelion leaves

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Vitamins C, B2, B6, A, E, K and Choline Minerals Calcium, Copper, Manganese, Iron SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS  Vitamin B3, Folate NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS and NOTES Toning effect on the body Liver health – bitter leaves (such as dandelion) are … Continue reading

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dandelion root

Part used Root Use Tablet or Tea Benefits Blood purifier that helps liver and kidneys remove toxins principally by stimulating bile production; mild laxative and improves digestion Inulin content promotes friendly bacteria growth in colon, improves blood sugar control Liver … Continue reading

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