Coffee increases antioxidant levels in the liver, all while decreasing inflammation. It also helps lower the risk of developing liver disease, cancer, and fatty liver.
Black and green tea may help improve enzyme and fat levels in the liver. However, exercise caution if you’re taking a green tea extract, as it may cause damage.
The antioxidants in grapefruit protect the liver by reducing inflammation and increasing its protective mechanisms.
Berries are high in antioxidants, which help protect the liver from damage. They may even help improve its immune and antioxidant responses.
Animal and some human studies show that grapes and grapeseed extract protect the liver from damage, increase antioxidant levels, and fight inflammation.
Prickly pear fruit and juice may help with hangover symptoms by reducing inflammation. They may also help protect the liver from damage caused by alcohol consumption.
Beetroot juice helps protect the liver from oxidative damage and inflammation, all while increasing its natural detoxification enzymes.
Cruciferous vegetables like broccoli and Brussels sprouts may help increase the liver’s natural detoxification enzymes, protect it from damage, and improve blood levels of liver enzymes.
Nut intake has been associated with improved liver enzyme levels in people with NAFLD. Conversely, low nut intake has been associated with a higher risk of developing the disease.
Eating omega-3-rich fatty fish has many benefits for the liver. However, it’s just as important to keep your omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in check.