Your liver has the job of breaking down and eliminating toxic substances from your body, including alcohol, chemicals, additives, and drug by-products. When completing a detox program stored toxins can be released from fat cells increasing the load on your liver, so it’s important to support your liver when detoxing.
Providing both liver protection and stimulation, along with a probiotic effect this smoothie is great for supporting your liver during the BodiClenz program.
Add a little fresh Ginger to pep it up or Basil to further support the liver.
Makes up to 800ml
- 1/2 fresh Beetroot
- 1/2 fresh Grapefruit with skin or 1 fresh Lemon with skin
- Small Broccoli head or 2 Kale leaves.
- 1 Tsp Cumin seeds
- 400ml filtered water
- 6-8 cubes of ice
- Fresh Ginger or Basil to taste
- 1 scoop of BodiClenz powder
- Stevia (optional)
Chop all ingredients adding lighter ingredients to the blender first. Blend until smooth. Enjoy.
How do Cumin Seeds Protect the Liver?
Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of Cumin seeds are the main features of preventing and protecting liver from injury. Several studies have shown the protective effects of Cumin against liver injury produced by its free radical scavenger properties and by enhancing antioxidant defenses in body. Pubmed
How Grapefruit protects the liver
Studies with Grapefruit have shown hepatoprotective and anti-oxidative effects on the livers of patients with liver stagnation. Pubmed