The liver is the body s largest detoxification and metabolic organ. Whether the liver is good or not is closely related to the health of the human body, so the care of the liver cannot be ignored. And in a year, the most suitable season for nourishing the liver is now-spring. So, what should we do to nourish and protect the liver during the Spring Festival?
Drink Drink water every day, because water can accelerate metabolism, promote intestinal detoxification, and reduce the burden on the liver. It is recommended to drink a glass of warm water on an empty stomach every morning after getting up.
Green belongs to the wood, enters the liver, has the functions of relaxing the liver and strengthening the liver, and can eliminate fatigue and prevent liver disease. Green represents a variety of fresh vegetables and fruits, and is a food that provides nutrients such as vitamins, cellulose and minerals that the body needs. Common green foods include mung beans, spinach, broccoli, cucumbers, loofah, celery, chives, green peppers, wormwood, lettuce and so on.
Spring is the season when mushrooms are thick, and mushrooms are rich in nutrients and contain more amino acids, sterols, 5-guanylic acid, sodium glutamate, minerals, vitamins and so on. Mushrooms also contain polysaccharides that are beneficial to the human body. Experiments have shown that the polysaccharides have the dual effects of regulating immunity and anti-tumor. Patients with liver disease should often eat mushrooms.
Carrots are rich in provitamin A (carotene), which is known as the first food for liver health. This is because after carotene is absorbed by the human body, 50% of carotene will become vitamin A under the action of enzymes. Vitamin A has the effect of nourishing the liver. For patients with liver disease, eating carrots often can increase vitamin A levels and in directly prevent canceration.
Lycium barbarum is rich in vitamins, iron, phosphorus and other minerals, as well as lycium barbarum proteoglycan which is good for the human body. Modern medical research has found that lycium barbarum polysaccharide can reduce serum alanine aminotransferase, which is beneficial for the repair of liver damage, and can also inhibit the fat deposition of liver cells and promote liver cell regeneration.
Traditional Chinese medicine believes that the taste of wolfberry is Gan, Ping, Guigan and Kidney, and has the effect of nourishing the liver. Whether you chew wolfberry or soak it in water, it is a good way to nourish your liver. Goji berries have the same effect as goji berries, and can be used for cooking or soup. A wolfberry leaf rolling lean broth can drink the taste of spring.
Honey not only moisturizes the intestines, but also has a protective effect on the liver, providing energy for liver metabolic activities and inhibiting the formation of fatty liver. In patients with hepatitis and cirrhosis, regular consumption of honey can nourish the liver and alleviate the disease , and even help soften the liver that has already hardened.
If you want to care for your liver, in addition to paying attention to your diet, you need to change the two most harmful liver habit of excessive drinking and staying up late, so as not to aggravate liver compliance, hinder liver self-repair and stimulate liver damage.