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Healthy and delicious salad recipes for the liver

Healthy and delicious salad recipes for the liver Healthy and delicious salad recipes for the liver
01 Sep 2021 10.06PM

One of the best ways to consume more vegetables and fruits is through healthy salads, which contain a variety of nutrients and vitamins

One of the dietary recommendations for liver disease patients is to include more vegetables and fruits in the diet. Among the best ways to achieve this is the preparation of healthy salads.

 

For many users, salads are associated with bland and unsatisfying meals, but this could not be further from the truth. Creating healthy and delicious salads is possible if you know the basic ingredients to prepare them, and you can boost the functioning of the liver thanks to these if you integrate elements with certain nutrients. 

 

How to make a healthy salad for the liver?

 

A healthy salad contains a variety of nutrients, carbohydrates and good quality proteins

 

The liver enzymes that regulate the functions of this organ require a significant intake of B vitamins, particularly vitamins B1, B6 and B12, which contribute to the purification and detoxification of the liver. 

Some foods that are rich in vitamins B1 are lentils and pork, both proteins that can be integrated into salads. 

On the other hand, vitamin B6 can be found in whole grains, nuts, avocado and green vegetables. 

Vitamin B12 is concentrated in dairy, fish, meat and cheese, as well as in soy ferments, tempeh and seaweed.

A healthy salad contains a variety of nutrients, carbohydrates and good quality protein to make it delicious and provide you with a feeling of satiety.

 

Liver-healthy salad recipes

 

Avocado salad with chicken

Healthy fats are not the enemy of healthy salads and this recipe proves it by using avocado, a natural source of healthy fats, as the main ingredient, as well as chicken, a source of high quality protein. 

Find the full recipe here 

 

Greek Salad

This salad is one of the best known and one of the healthiest for its balance between fats, vitamins and nutrients. In addition, it corresponds to one of the best diets for patients with liver disease, the Mediterranean diet. 

Find the complete recipe here

 

Greek Salad

This salad is one of the best known and one of the healthiest for its balance between fats, vitamins and nutrients. In addition, it corresponds to one of the best diets for patients with liver disease, the Mediterranean diet. 

Find the complete recipe here

 

Detox Salad

As the name says, this salad will help you cleanse your body of toxins with the help of the nutrients in the cabbage and the variety of seeds it contains. It also contains radish, which is an excellent source of antioxidants.

Find the complete recipe here.

 

Chicken salad with berries

Red berries are one of the best foods to integrate into your diet if you want to protect your liver since they contain antioxidants and valuable nutrients that protect the liver.

Find the complete recipe here.

 

 

Verónica Guillén, writer

Content Intern Fundahígado América

 

Eugenia Jiménez Alvarez, proofreading

Assistant to the Fundahigado América coordination

Bachelor in Biomedical Sciences

 

SOURCES:

https://www.mayoclinic.org/es-es/diseases-conditions/nonalcoholic-fatty-liver-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354573 

https://medlineplus.gov/spanish/ency/article/002399.htm 

https://www.cochrane.org/es/CD007749/LIVER_suplementos-de-antioxidantes-para-las-enfermedades-hepaticas 

https://www.liversupport.com/recipes/avocado-chicken-salad/ 

https://www.liversupport.com/recipes/greek-salad/ 

https://www.liversupport.com/recipes/liver-friendly-potato-salad/ 

https://www.liversupport.com/recipes/detox-salad/ 

https://www.liversupport.com/recipes/springtime-salad-with-chicken-and-berries/

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