The liver is one of the main organs in the body. It’s responsible for many important processes, and it’s fair to say that it’s a filter for every toxic material in the body. It filters out toxins and flushes them out besides performing many other functions.
The liver has over 400 functions in the body which range from digesting fats and storing vitamins and minerals to processing nutrients from the food you consume. Seeing all it can do, it’s no surprise that many experts consider it the main organ in our bodies. It’s very important to not overburden your liver as this may lead to serious complications and can even be fatal!
How does the liver deal with toxic substances?
The liver has two pathways for detoxification which you can see in the picture below: