The liver is an essential organ, and in humans it is located in the upper right quadrant of the abdomen, below the diaphragm. It performs a wide range of functions, arguably the most important one of them being detoxification of our body. All the food and drinks we consume throughout the day needs to be processed by the liver, and the liver is there to determine what needs to be stored for its nutritional content and what needs to be eliminated due it non-essentialness. These non-essential elements are also commonly called toxins.
Accumulation of toxins in the body causes improper functioning of your liver. This in turn leads to excessive weight gain. The drink we are presenting today helps in detoxification of liver, elimination of harmful toxins and fat that is accumulated in the liver. Once the detox happens, it automatically leads to weight loss in an effective manner.
Tomato cocktail liver detox
All of the ingredients used in this remedy contain minerals and compounds essential to our general health, as well as the health of our liver. They will help with toxin elimination, and they will also prevent or stop inflammation and boost your metabolism.
- 2 tablespoon of grated ginger
- Juice of one lemon
- 2 stalks of celery
- 1 cup of tomato juice
- A pinch of pepper, or chili powder
- A pinch of cumin
What these ingredients do for you is following:
- Ginger will help protect your liver from any damage that the toxins in it can potentially cause. It will also destroy free radicals that found their way into your liver.
- Lemon contains hesperidin, a bioflavonoid responsible for liver protection and detoxification. It also has a high content of Vitamin C, which cleanses your entire gastrointestinal tract.
- Celery has high amounts of Vitamin K, as well as minerals such as potassium, fiber, and folate, all of which are responsible for an efficient liver detox.
- Tomato juice improves the process of fat burning, decreases cholesterol, and reduces inflammation.
- Cayenne pepper can make us feel fool for a long period of time, as it decreases our appetite. It is also helpful in reducing inflammation in the body.
- Cumin can be used to manage the symptoms of diabetes and similar hormonal issues, while still being an effective liver cleanser.
Put all of the ingredients listed above into a blender. Blend them well and pour the mixture into a glass. Consume the mixture daily, and in three days you should notice a significant difference in your overall state. You will feel fresh and rejuvenated as your liver gets flushed from all the toxin build up.