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Looking after your liver with a healthy diet and lifestyle

As well as producing the bile that is needed to help digest fat and some hormones, your liver filters the blood that comes straight from your digestive tract removing sugars, fats, proteins, vitamins, and minerals which are stored in the liver, transformed into energy, or transported around the body when needed.

The liver also detoxifies our body of any chemicals our body does not want. These include toxins and poisonous chemicals such as alcohol, drugs, and pollutants.

I think we take much of what our liver does for

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