Top 5 Foods Rich in Sulfur for a Better Liver

Another trace mineral, Sulfur, plays an important role when it comes to better Liver function and protein absorption. Sulfur is also found in almost every bit of our system—in our cells, keratin, insulin, hemoglobin, and amino acids.

Sulfur is also responsible when it comes to blood disinfection, bacteria resistance, and protection against radiation. It also aids in digestion and are needed to maintain strong and shiny hair and nails (remember that, ladies!).

With its numerous function, it’s not a surprise that we all need Sulfur in our diet. That includes people with Liver conditions as they are much needed now more than ever. Its ability to absorb protein and strengthening the immune system are functions that can greatly help the Liver.

Even people who don’t have Fatty Liver still need Sulfur in the body because they need to be present in our cells—which is basically needed for all our bodily functions.

What happens on an event of deficiency?

A Sulfur-deficiency is rather rare, but if it does happen, symptoms include fatigue, general weakness, bacterial infections, unhealthy hair and nails, increased skin aging, and increased allergies among others.

To ensure that your body will always have an ample supply of Sulfur, make sure to include any of the following on your regular diet:

Garlic and Onions

Garlic and Onions

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Best used to spice up your dishes, but they are also packed with essential minerals too (like Sulfur and other antioxidants).

 Green, Leafy Veggies

Green Leafy Vegetables

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Always a welcome addition to any healthy diet, Lettuce, Broccoli, Watercress, Cabbage, Cauliflower, and even Kelp are packed with Sulfur and many other vitamins and minerals that are good for you.

Seeds

Seeds

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Sunflower seeds and Flax seeds are also great sources of Sulfur.

Durian and Raspberries

Durian and Raspberries

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Our two fruits in the list! Durian may be a bit expensive and exotic to one’s palate, so if you can’t find or don’t like one, just go for Raspberries!

 Wheat Germ

Wheat Germ

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Another healthy treat (but may not be palatable to many), Wheat Germ is also a great source for Sulfur.

Aside from Sulfur, you also need a good amount of Manganese, Vitamin K, Selenium, and many other vitamins and minerals to combat a damaged liver. The key is to eat healthy, and eat just the right amount.

If you are thinking of taking supplements to boost antioxidants and minerals in your body, then it may not be the best way to go. If you take in too much of any vitamin or mineral, the excess or unused amount are not just directly flushed or excreted out from your body, it could get caught up in the liver and linger there. The stocked and unused nutrients can contribute to Fatty Liver and other Liver problems. To avoid more Liver complications, best to go organic and natural.

If you need more information about Fatty Liver, or if you need a complete guide on a Fatty Liver diet, you may visit this website here. You can also learn how to do a liver detox and control alcohol consumption by going to the blog.

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