Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

Good Liver Function for Weight Loss

By Nancy Lisa Subscribe to RSS | February 24th 2012 | Views:

Looking after you liver is essential for weight loss. The livers job is to burn fat, and clear fat out of the body. It is a major factor in regulating metabolism and acts as the ‘filter’ of the body – constantly cleaning our blood.

A sluggish liver means an accumulation of toxins can occur. This leads to a decrease in the ability of the liver to burn and mobilise fat in the body, and slows down weight loss and increases weight gain. The liver goes from a fat burning organ to a fat storing organ.

How do I know if I have a fatty liver?

Excess visceral weight (belly fat)

Skin problems

Bad breath



Nausea, especially after eating fatty foods

A coated tongue

Yellowing sclera (whites of the eye)

Fatty deposits under the skin

Elevated cholesterol


Difficulty in weight loss

According Brisbane Naturopath and Weight Loss Specialist Tony Daniel “There are many lifestyle and dietary changes you can make to improve your liver function and reverse a ‘fatty’ liver allowing you to kick start your weight loss.”

Some of these include:

WATER: helps to metabolise stored fat, keep bowels regular and flush out wastes. Regular bowel movements are essential for liver health and weight loss.

FIBRE will help to clear out excess fat from the liver by binding it up and moving it through the bowel to be excreted. This is particularly important when you are looking to lower your cholesterol level. Look at plenty of Vegetables, nuts and seeds, and perhaps even chia or psyllium husks to really promote the clearance of excess fat and weight loss.

DIET – include plenty of colour and variety in your diet. This will give you a range of nutrients and mineral. Plants also contain ‘phyto-nutrients’ that have far reaching impacts on numerous systems of the body (including the liver and weight loss) reducing processed foods and food high in sugars will also help with weight loss.

QUALITY LIVER TONIC: this will stimulate regeneration, repair and detoxification of the liver, gradually improving function (and therefore fat clearance and weight loss). Some important liver nutrients include St Mary’s Thistle, Dandelion, Bupleurum, Turmeric, Taurine, B-complex vitamins, choline, inositol and methionine.

EXERCISE: Let’s not forget this ‘magic bullet’. Exercise increases your body’s ability to utilise fat, increases metabolism and helps to balance blood sugar. Essential for weight loss and liver health.

In Brisbane the incidence of obesity is rocketing. It is estimated that 55% of Brisbane men and women are overweight or obese – and about 25% of our children are the same.

Excess body fat is the biggest threat to the lives of Brisbane residents. It increases the incidence of chronic health issues such as: Diabetes, Increased Blood pressure, High Cholesterol, certain cancers and other cardio-vascular risk factors. Excess weight also has negative effects on mental health and feelings of self worth, increases inflammation, pain and generally reduced levels of comfort.

Losing weight and reducing your fat mass, even by a small amount, can reduce your chances of developing many of these diseases and will help make Brisbane the Healthy State.

So let’s get healthy Brisbane by improving your liver function and start losing weight today.

If you too want to lose weight and keep it off, then why not call Capalaba Natural Health, one of Brisbane’s leading weight loss clinics and ask them about their various weight loss programs. They will help you lose weight, help you stay focused on your goal and journey and make it a fun experience.

Nancy Lisa - About Author:
You can learn more about Capalaba Natural Health and weight loss at or call 3823 3103.

Article by Tony Daniel ND.

Tony Daniel is an award Winning Naturopath who owns Capalaba Natural Health in Brisbane.

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:

Related Health Articles Subscribe to RSS

Going on diet to lose weight rapidly can be harmful!
Published by Samantha Kirk on March 8th 2012 | Health
Everyone, especially women when they put on even a little weight get paranoid about losing it immedi...
Importance of weight loss management
Published by Nicolas Bell on July 26th 2012 | Health
If you are all set for losing weight, then keep in mind right attitude, together with great determin...
How HCG weight loss can benefit males
Published by Marry Brewett on May 23rd 2012 | Health
When going on an HCG diet plan, both female and male dieters have found that they can drop as much a...
Try out the HCG Anaheim weight loss plan
Published by James Smith on December 29th 2011 | Health
Anaheim HCG diet plan is a sure shot weight loss remedy that can allow you loose the excess fats fro...
Tips to be followed by boys to gain weight fast
Published by Vidiya on December 16th 2011 | Health
For many people, gaining weight fast continues to be a very big struggle. Nowadays, muscles and curv...
Fear of relationships Success and body weight loss
Published by Louis Philips on January 13th 2012 | Health
Fear of relationships is quite common in today’s world. It can have a very bad effect in your life...
Dos and don’ts with the HCG weight loss plan
Published by William Folley on December 29th 2011 | Health
While you are on a HCG weight loss plan, you are to strictly follow the guidelines and assure that y...
Possiblity to lose weight in the later ages of life
Published by Fitness Watcher on May 18th 2012 | Health
This article speaks with regards to the common notion that persists among people about the possibili...
Best weight loss tips can be used to enjoy permanent, healthy weight loss results
Published by Ashish Pandey on June 19th 2012 | Health
The best weight loss tips and details are available easily on the net. These tips help a great deal ...
How to lose weight: the best and most Popular Methods?
Published by John Smith on December 5th 2011 | Health
Maintaining a right balance: So many people do not eat when they are hungry and overeat unnecessaril...
Different methods on how to lose weight fast
Published by Fitness Watcher on January 22nd 2012 | Health
The answer for how to lose weight fast is the weight loss plans or programs that produce the faster ...
Raspberry keytone is a natural weight loss treatment
Published by Jamessms on April 4th 2012 | Health
In the recent past, weight loss treatment market has seen tremendous growth with new treatments, wor...
Medical weight loss: Finding an effective way of treatment
Published by Dr. Kamran Khazaei on January 17th 2012 | Health
Medical weight loss refers to healthy weight loss closely supervised by a physician. The physician t...
Tricks to gain weight in the right manner
Published by Julia Roger on June 20th 2012 | Health
To increase muscle, you have to consume a lot of proteins. These are the body building foodstuffs an...
Acai berries weight loss - helpful or not!
Published by Andy Wagon on January 18th 2012 | Health
Acai berry surely is well thought-of as one of the largely selling supplement product online....
The modern day weight loss methods
Published by Fitness Watcher on April 19th 2012 | Health
Weight loss is something which rides high in the minds of people today, as a means to stay fit and k...
Tips to effective weight loss using the modern techniques
Published by Webmaster on June 20th 2012 | Health
Loosing weight has often been termed as one of the life long commitments that are very hard to put u...
Soya products: the best protein for weight loss
Published by Chris Adam on March 5th 2012 | Health
For muscle building as well as for perfect weight loss a Protein rich diet is important. Your muscle...
Effective tips to lose weight
Published by Fitness Watcher on May 20th 2012 | Health
This article offers the effective tips to lose weight. The importance of the right diet, exercise an...
Tips to Lose weight quicker.
Published by Micron Associates on June 6th 2012 | Health
You want to lose weight fast with a not so complicated routine, yet effective?...