Liver cleanse recipe detox salad was developed as a complete meal you can eat during the 5 days of the liver cleanse. What you eat and avoid eating is a very important part of the liver flush. The liver cleansing diet however, can be challenging. Especially since you have to avoid high protein and high fats foods. You also want to avoid eating too many carbs. What else is left to eat then?
This is exactly the purpose of the liver cleanse recipe below:
- A healthy meal with liver cleansing foods.
- Promotes natural colon cleansing.
- Highly nutritious.
- Make you feel happy and satisfied.
It is also very easy to make, tastes great and like all our recipes offers a safe and all natural gentle cleanse.
Liver Cleanse Recipe : Update
Based on the many questions we get, a few important comments:
- Liver Cleansing Juice:
This recipe also has a juice version to it. Both work very well together. The meal however, helps you to stay full.
To see the liver cleanse juice recipe, see: liver cleansing juice.
- Liver Flush:
This liver cleanse recipe is a part of the liver and gallbladder cleanse 6 days protocol. You eat this meal every day for the first 5 days. The last day, also known as the flush day, is where you pass the gallstones and other toxins from the liver.
To see the complete gallbladder liver cleanse plan: liver cleanse protocol.
- Liver Cleansing herbs:
Herbs for liver health and that detox the liver are highly recommended during the first 5 days. They can help to detox the liver from toxins, soften and dissolve gallstones, relax the bile duct so it is easier for the gallstones to pass.
Livatrex is the liver cleanse herbal complex we have been using in our liver and gallbladder cleanse protocols. The liquid formula makes it easy to use by adding a few drops to your favorite liver cleanse drinks.
Natural Liver Cleanse Recipe
Liver Cleanse Recipe : Detox Salad
1 medium head red cabbage raw, shredded
3 carrots raw, shredded
1 small beetroot raw, peeled, shredded
1-2 celery stalks
1-2 cloves garlic raw, minced
Pink himalayan salt to taste
1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar raw unfiltered unpasteurized
½-1 lemon lemon juice
1-2 teaspoons coconut secret coconut aminos (optional)
½ inch of ginger root
Cut the celery stalks to small cubes.
Combine the shredded cabbage, carrots, beets and celery in a large bowl.
Mix the lemon juice.
Massage the shredded cabbage, carrots, beets and celery with your hands until they become soft. This releases sugars from the veggies, opens up their flavor and make them easier to digest.
Add the minced garlic, apple cider vinegar and mix.
Grate the ginger, add and mix.
Add the himalayan salt to balance the flavor.
Add coconut aminos (optional) or more salt if needed.
Liver Cleanse Recipe Ingredients
The ingredients in the liver cleanse recipe work together in synergy and complement each other in terms of liver detox and taste. If you do not like the flavor of some of the ingredients, you do not have to use them. For best results, try to use as much organic ingredients as possible.
Below is a summary of the benefits of each ingredient for liver cleansing, with links to the published studies when available:
Red Beet Root
Beetroot is a rich source of a specific class of antioxidants known as betalains. According to research, beetroot may have a protective effect against oxidative damage to the liver . Other studies have suggested that beetroot may also reduce blood pressure, inflammation, and promote healthy circulation and blood flow . Beets bring a sweet earthy flavor to the liver cleanse recipe, including the dark red attractive color.
Celery is a very popular ingredient in many juices and cleansing recipes, and has an excellent electrolytes and mineral profile. When it comes to liver health, studies suggested that celery can help to decrease elevated liver enzymes (aspartate aminotransferase AST, alanine aminotransferase ALT, and alkaline phosphatase ALP) and blood lipids .
Ginger is an excellent digestive aid with many health benefits. Studies have suggested that ginger can improve liver enzymes profile and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease characteristics . Ginger brings a very distinct spicy flavor to the liver cleanse recipe.
According to research, Retinoic acid, the biologically active form of vitamin A found in carrots may be beneficial in protecting the liver . Other studies suggested that carrots may improve certain liver functions related to Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease . Carrots add sweetness to the liver cleanse detox salad.
Another popular ingredient in the liver cleanse recipe is red cabbage (Brassica oleracea L.). According to research, red cabbage has a potential therapeutic effects in dyslipidemia (Abnormally elevated cholesterol or fats in the blood) and liver injury. Red cabbage is also an excellent source of insoluble fiber. This fiber doesn’t dissolve in water, and typically passes through the gut largely intact. Insoluble fiber adds bulk to the stool which can help to promote regular healthy bowel movement. Think about insoluble fiber as rough brooms inside your colon that grabs accumulated waste buildup and toxins on their way out .
Lemon juice is included in many liver flushes and body cleanse recipes for two main reasons. The first reason, is that lemon juice can help your body get rid of toxins. When it comes to a liver cleanse benefits, lemon juice was suggested by research to have a protective effect on the liver by reducing the levels of serum ALT and AST liver enzymes as well as triacylglycerol and lipid peroxidation in the liver .
The second reason you want to add lemon juice to the recipe, is flavor. Lemon juice can balance and enhance the flavor of the recipe, especially the beetroot and celery.
Several studies showed that garlic can protect the liver cells from some toxins. Garlic and its constituents have also been reported to inhibit the development of chemically induced tumors in the liver .
Liver Cleanse Recipe Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar on its raw unfiltered unpasteurized form, is very effective in removing toxins out of the body at a faster rate. It is considered a staple not only during the liver flush but in many cleansing and detoxification protocols. The combination of apple cider vinegar with lemon and himalayan salt creates a very tasty dressing. Since we published the original recipe three years ago, we got many positive comments from people who use this simple combination as a healthy alternative to other dressings.
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For the complete Dr. Group liver flush step by step instructions including breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks menus, or to download a PDF version of the 5 day liver flush protocol: Dr. Group 5-Day Liver Cleanse .