To help your liver neutralize toxins, pesticides, medicines, and carcinogens, cruciferous vegetables including broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts include flavonoids, carotenoids, sulforaphane, and indoles.
"Consuming leafy green vegetables, such as spinach and kale, may help decrease your risk of certain types of liver disease," Smith adds.
Antioxidants in seaweed help non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Coffee—without sugar or cream—may help liver disease patients "by slowing the growth of scar tissue involved in fibrosis, which can lead to additional worsened liver disease and conditions," adds Smith.
"Nuts, such as almonds, are high in vitamin E and unsaturated fats, which may help the liver remove unwanted cholesterol from the body," Smith adds
Sulforaphane, present in sprouted seeds and microgreens like microbroccoli, fights fatty liver disease.
Garlic, one of the oldest therapeutic foods, includes allicin, an active sulfur-based component that helps the liver detoxify by removing dietary contaminants.