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4. Dandelion may help improve the health of the liver

Dandelion is a superb source of antioxidants that assist in protecting against oxidative stress and cellular damage. A number of these antioxidants found in dandelion have a protective effect on the liver.

Dandelion polysaccharides have been demonstrated to protect the liver from damage as a result of toxic levels of acetaminophen, a frequently used medicine for pain relief.1✅ JOURNAL REFERENCE
DOI: 10.1089/jmf.2011.0282

Other studies have revealed that dandelion may help reduce excess fat levels stored in the liver and could be a potential treatment for obesity-related nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.2✅ JOURNAL REFERENCE
DOI: 10.1016/j.fct.2013.04.023

Yet another study discovered that dandelion helps in preventing alcohol toxicity damage to the liver. These protective effects are probably because of the dandelion’s antioxidant content.3✅ JOURNAL REFERENCE
DOI: 10.1016/j.fct.2010.03.037

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About the author

Adrian has been writing on health and fitness for 18 years. He is the founder of several health related websites and the current owner of AHealthBlog, which regularly publishes evidence based health and fitness news and information. When he isn’t writing, you can find him mountain biking or surfing.



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