If you are struggling with your weight and can’t seem to lose a pound no matter what you do, it is possible that your liver is to blame. The liver functions like a processing factory, oxidizing or breaking down substances to provide your body with energy and rid it of harmful or toxic substances.
The toxic substances arise from many different sources: poor diet, stress, lack of sleep, lifestyle choices like smoking and alcohol use, additives, preservatives, pollution – the list is endless.
Your body is constantly exposed to these substances, and many may have the capacity to be harmful. This is why it is imperative to have an optimally functioning liver.
When your liver is unable to properly detoxify and eliminate harmful substances, the toxins accumulate and this impacts your metabolism. Your liver is responsible for the processing and breaking down of fats – it is your body’s fat burning machine. When it is overworked due to chronic exposure to toxins it ca...