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Is Your Liver Functioning as it Should?

Your liver is a powerhouse when it comes to detoxifying your body.

The liver is responsible for metabolizing and breaking down various toxins and harmful substances that enter the body, including drugs, alcohol, and environmental pollutants. These toxins are processed into less harmful forms, making them easier for the body to eliminate.

The liver produces bile, a greenish fluid that helps in the digestion and absorption of dietary fats. Bile also acts as a vehicle for the excretion of certain waste products and toxins from the liver into the intestines, ultimately exiting the body through the feces.

The liver stores essential nutrients, including vitamins and minerals, which are vital for various biochemical processes. It releases these nutrients into the bloodstream as needed.

The liver filters blood from the digestive tract before it circulates throughout the body. This filtration process helps remove bacteria, toxins, and waste products that may be present in the blood after digestion.

The liver synthesizes glutathione, a powerful antioxidant that helps neutralize free radicals and protect cells from oxidative damage.

The liver stores glucose in the form of glycogen, which can be rapidly converted back into glucose when the body needs energy. This helps stabilize blood sugar levels and ensures a steady energy supply.

Supporting your liver function is essential to maintaining optimal health – as you can see by all the amazing things it does!

Contact our office to see if your liver is functioning as it should and learn ways to better support your body’s natural detoxification.

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