Friday, November 12

Facts About Your Liver

Some random facts about your liver that you need to know.
  • The liver is the largest organ of the body.
  • The liver affects nearly every physiological process of the body and performs over 500 different chemical functions.
  • The liver filters over a liter of blood each minute.
  • You probably don't think a lot about it, yet you can't live without it.
  • You can't feel it working, yet it plays a central role in nearly all body functions.
  • It's your body's "protector," and damage to it can result in serious, potentially life-threatening consequences.
  • It's your liver, and even though your overall good health and vitality largely depends on it being healthy, you may not be doing all you can to help protect it.