Of all our detoxification organs, the first one that gets burdened is our colon, then our liver. When we eat processed foods or foods laden in artificial chemicals (we can’t really escape them!), we are exposed to pollutants and toxins that burden our liver.
When our liver becomes overloaded with toxins, it can no longer filter and process them efficiently. It is helpful to be mindful of our liver when making food choices, by eliminating processed foods, fatty foods, flour and sugar products. Eating the right foods may also help to “dislodge” the toxins and support healthy liver functions.
One of my favorite and easiest ways for maintaining the health of my liver is by drinking this very nutritious and delicious juice regularly. If I’m asked to choose only one juice recipe for liver health, I choose this.
If you’re unaccustomed to drinking beetroot juice, start with only one beetroot a week, then gradually work your way up till you’re comfortable drinking beetroot juice every other day. Beetroot is one of the best liver detoxifying juice to keep your liver healthy.
Read more about the health benefits of beetroot and some cautionary note about consuming beetroot.
Makes one generous portion. Always use organic fruits and vegetables when possible.
- 2 medium-sized beetroots
- 1 cucumber
- 1 grapefruit
- ½ lemon
- 1-inch ginger root
Please read cautionary note on consuming grapefruit.