The main job of the liver is to get rid of harmful substances. Unless you have a fatty liver, the liver doesn’t store toxins because they are stored in the fat cells. When your liver is inflamed, it heals with scar tissue. This can cause cirrhosis and many other health problems.
Let’s look at the best liver-cleansing foods.
7. Cruciferous vegetables (sulforaphane)
Sulforaphane and other isothiocyanates strongly stimulate detoxification enzymes, especially in Phase 2 of the liver’s detoxification process. They help the body eliminate natural estrogens and many other chemicals, often called “xenobiotics,” because the body doesn’t make them.
In one study, people who drank a sulforaphane-rich beverage made from broccoli sprouts had more air pollutants in their urine.