Dandelion Root Detoxifies the Liver

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The role of our liver is to produce bile, which helps enzymes in the body break down fats into fatty acids – and to filter and detoxify our blood. The liver also has the amazing ability to break down and store amino acids, synthesize and metabolize fats and cholesterol, store glucose, and regulate our internal functions. The vitamins and nutrients present in dandelions help cleanse our livers and keep them working properly. (more…)

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The Good & Bad About Our Liver

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The Good & Bad About Our Liver

Like your skin, your liver is the only other organ that can regenerate itself by creating new tissue. Your liver sits on the right side of your abdomen, is about the size of a football and weighs anywhere from 2 to 3 pounds. Not only is the liver responsible for filtering out toxins from the blood-it also stores glucose in the form of glycogen to be used as an energy source when needed. The Liver produces bile that is stored by the gallbladder to be dumped into the intestines when needed to break down fats and fat soluble vitamins.Other important functions of the liver include: (more…)

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