We've all heard the adage
But some of the ways the beloved apple helps may surprise you. We know it cleans our teeth, We know if contains digestive fiber and nutrients. But did you know it's a friend to your liver and gall bladder too?
Liver and Gall Bladder
The liver plays and important role in digestion. It produces bile, a substance that breaks down fats. Extra bile is sent to your gall bladder and stored there to break down an extra fatty meal. Having too many poor quality days in the diet can cause sluggishness in both the liver and gall bladder.
Liver and gall bladder frequently get sluggish from a poor diet of too much restaurant and take-out food.
One simple food to add to your day for clearing up the liver and gall bladder for better digestion is to eat an apple after your meal. The malic acid in apples breaks down the fats that may have grown sluggish in your liver.