Few people know how important it is to have a healthy liver in order to enjoy good health and regulate metabolism of the body.

According to the Canadian Liver Foundation (Canadian Liver Foundation), this vital organ of our body meets more than 500 tasks among which they include:

  • fight infections
  • Neutralize toxins
  • Make proteins and hormones
  • Control blood sugar
  • Produce bile
  • Help our blood clot

One of the most interesting qualities of the liver is that it has the ability to regenerate and purify itself, so it is common for people to ignore it until something stops being good.

The hectic lifestyle, poor diet and physical inactivity They are inhibiting the process of "natural detox" of this important body, which is influencing the increase in obesity and chronic disease development.

For this reason, for some years it has been promoting various debugging techniques that help boost liver function to improve performance.

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Why take shakes can help cleanse the liver and lose weight?


Natural smoothies are becoming one of the best aids to encourage the elimination of toxins accumulate in the liver and thereby support weight loss.

By combining the properties of some fruits and vegetables, these drinks boost liver function and thus improve functioning to metabolize fats and prevent its accumulation in the body.

To top it off, its nutrient concentration strengthens the immune system, gives energy to the body and helps prevent various diseases.

Shake lemon, celery and parsley


The leafy green vegetables such as celery and parsley, are characterized by significant body bring to the vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that facilitate the debugging process and inhibit the action of free radicals.

In this case combined with a powerful citrus such as lemon, which has long been valued for its medicinal qualities, especially to cleanse the body and increase the defenses.


  • 3 lemons
  • 1 cup chopped parsley (45 g)
  • 5 celery stalks
  • 1 liter and a half of water


  • Enter all ingredients in a blender and blend a few seconds to obtain a homogeneous mixture.

Two glasses before each main meal (breakfast, lunch and dinner) for two days.

Papaya smoothie and lemon


Papaya contains an enzyme called papain, responsible for improving digestion and contributing to liver function.

Combined with lemon juice makes a powerful detox smoothie that helps eliminate waste from the body while supporting weight loss diet.


  • ½ papaya
  • ½ lemon juice
  • 1 cup water (200 ml)


  • Place all ingredients in blender and beat until well incorporated.

Take fasted for 7 days in a row and rest 10.

Shake carrot and red cabbage


Carrot mixture with red cabbage makes an incredible detoxifying smoothie that supports liver cleansing and improves the body's ability to eliminate toxins.

Especially red cabbage, is an ingredient that helps protect the liver to prevent various chronic diseases.


  • 1 cup carrot juice (200 ml)
  • 3 leaves of red cabbage


  • Beat the two ingredients in a blender and take coldish, preferably fasting.

This drink should be taken at least 7 days in a row, twice a month.

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Blueberry smoothie and beetroot


The blueberry smoothie and beetroot is a powerful drink relieves the feeling of heaviness in the body, It helps to purify the liver and step improves the body's ability to lose weight.

Its high concentration of antioxidant compounds and vitamins stimulate this vital organ function and, incidentally, protect it from free radicals that can harm.


  • 3 beets
  • ½ cup blueberries (60 g)
  • Lemon juice
  • cold water or ice


  • Pass beets (skin and all) by a juice extractor and reserve the resulting liquid.
  • In a blender, beat the blueberries with lemon juice and water until well integrated.
  • Then add beet juice to the mix and process a few seconds until a single batter.

For best results it is advisable to take this juice fasting.