Liver Formula™ (Formerly Livah®)

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$16.99

Manufacturer Kroeger Herb Products
Supply 16 Days
Form 2 Capsules
Potency 800 mg
Size 100

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Liver Formula™ (Formerly Livah®)

A customer favorite of nourishing herbal food to be taken with a wholesome diet. Good eating habits influence the liver's performance at peak efficiency. Supports healthy liver function.

Directions:

Two capsules 3 times daily before meals.

Ingredients:

Goldenrod, Goldenseal Root, Cloves. Other Ingredients: Vegetarian source capsule.

Additional Dietary Information:

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Three Steps to a Healthier You in 2014

Fad diets are, in my opinion, pretty hilarious. If you sit back and consider the “rules” of fad diets I’d be willing to bet you may find them comical as well. Take the purple diet: you can eat whatever you’d like but it has to be purple in color… eggplant with grape jelly and purple hard candies? Dinner is served! What about the air diet where you eat, well, nothing? How is that a diet? It sounds more like starvation by another name. The liquid diet isn’t much different than the air diet considering you won’t actually be allowed to chew anything while the cabbage soup diet only takes it one step further, giving you the opportunity to chew but wrecking your digestive tract and causing bouts of diarrhea from eating too much cabbage. Fad diets can be pretty extreme and promise to give you immediate weight loss with no promise for a long-term goal. While you might enjoy quickly dropping a few pounds of water weight, going to an extreme based on a diet that is in the temporary lime light isn’t the way to drop the holiday weight or start your year off right. While losing weight and getting healthy is at the top of most New Year’s Resolution Lists, attaining that goal doesn’t have to mean you starve yourself, succumb to the latest fad diet, or eat only one portion of the color wheel. Check out these three steps to weight loss and a healthier you. Really, it’s as simple as 1-2-3.

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Fad diets are, in my opinion, pretty hilarious. If you sit back and consider the “rules” of fad diets I’d be willing to bet you may find them comical as well. Take the purple diet: you can eat whatever you’d like but it has to be purple in color… eggplant with grape jelly and purple hard candies? Dinner is served! What about the air diet where you eat, well, nothing? How is that a diet? It sounds more like starvation by another name. The liquid diet isn’t much different than the air diet considering you won’t actually be allowed to chew anything while the cabbage soup diet only takes it one step further, giving you the opportunity to chew but wrecking your digestive tract and causing bouts of diarrhea from eating too much cabbage. Fad diets can be pretty extreme and promise to give you immediate weight loss with no promise for a long-term goal. While you might enjoy quickly dropping a few pounds of water weight, going to an extreme based on a diet that is in the temporary lime light isn’t the way to drop the holiday weight or start your year off right. While losing weight and getting healthy is at the top of most New Year’s Resolution Lists, attaining that goal doesn’t have to mean you starve yourself, succumb to the latest fad diet, or eat only one portion of the color wheel. Check out these three steps to weight loss and a healthier you. Really, it’s as simple as 1-2-3.

 

Step One: Be a Picky Eater

No, we aren’t saying you should revert back to being a finicky child with what you are willing to eat but instead, be choosy about what you allow to go onto your plate. The basic idea of ingesting fewer calories than your body can burn for weight loss applies here but you’ll need to be smart about that. Daily recommended calories vary around the world but a good standard rule is 2,500 for men and 2,000 calories daily for women. Sure, you could have a diet soda and a pack of crackers at every meal and stay well within the calorie count but your body will lack nutrients and you will only enjoy temporary satisfaction before being hungry 15 minutes later. If you choose to only follow a calorie count you may find yourself raiding the fridge late at night because you’ve not fully satisfied your system. Being a picky eater means choosing foods that are low in calories but high in nutrients while also helping you to feel satisfied. Health.com outlines 30 foods that have fewer than 40 calories per cup and that’s a great place to start. Brussels sprouts, beets, cauliflower, broccoli, asparagus, arugula, lettuce, cabbage, peppers, tomatoes, spinach, berries, radishes, and carrots are only a sample of the list. These foods provide vitamins, minerals, nutrients, and antioxidants to keep your body functioning Weight_Loss_Section
properly, give you a satisfied feeling after ingesting them, and are good for you. Where fad diets encourage you to limit your intake to a specific type of food, there’s something to be said for incorporating a variety of healthy foods into your diet and following that as your plan. You don’t have to eat less to lose weight, you just have to eat smarter! The average fast food value meal contains nearly 900 calories and zero nutritional value… yes that cheeseburger and soda may fill an empty spot and temporarily satisfy you but to burn it off you will need to use a stair climber for about an hour then complete two hours of back strokes. Hardly seems worth it to me! Be choosy with what you ingest and try to avoid foods that are fried, breaded, soaked in oil, sugary, or overly processed. Want the list of 30 foods under 40 calories? Find it here.
 

Step Two: Just Go!

So you overdid it with the sweets, the drinks, and the making merry around the dinner table during the holidays, most of us did! There remains only one thing to do: put it behind you and get up and go. Go for a walk, go to the gym, go for a swim, a hike, play an aerobic game you love like basketball or tennis, find a yoga class to join or a cross fit facility in your area. Whatever you choose, just start. Statistics show that New Year’s resolutions to exercise are always at the top of the list yet are generally the first to be left behind. The reason may vary from person to person but at the core of it are unrealistic expectations. Yes it is difficult to go and work out, sweat your way through an hour a day of exercise, and be diligent for a week or maybe two but what’s even more difficult is doing so and not seeing immediate results. We’ve become a culture of “I want it now!” and often find ourselves let down when there are no immediate results from hard work. The key to step two is to go and KEEP going. You won’t work out on a Monday and be the picture of health by Tuesday, that’s an unfortunate fact of life. Find some patience, commit to the cause of your health and find activities you will enjoy doing each day that are helping you work towards the goal of weight loss, muscle tone, and cardiovascular health. Don’t apply the “I want it now” to your life and instead just tell yourself, Go!
 

Step Three: Combo Deal

Xs and Os, Sugar and Spice, Up and Down, Stop and Go… Diet and Exercise. In order to make the three easy steps of losing weight work for you, you’ve got to combine steps one and two. Sure, you can lose weight by strictly monitoring your calorie count but your body will lack the strength and tone that comes with exercising. You can work out every single day but eat only fast food or sweets and while your body will work to burn those calories, it will only work for so long due to a lack of vitamins and nutrients. Finding a balance in diet and exercise is easier than you may think but you must find what is right for you. We want to encourage you to make the best choices possible for what you choose to ingest (that’s the easiest part!) and consider the activities you already love to incorporate exercise into your life in a fun way. You don’t have to go to a gym to exercise, look around your home, get your friends and family involved and get active!
 
Resolving to lose weight and get healthy is a great resolution and one we hope will remain at the top of your list. Fad diets don’t work because they have no promise for long-term health and results, exercise without proper nutrition is a waste of your time, and calorie counting is an easy way to take the weight off now and put even more back on later. Instead of having visions of grandeur concerning chiseled abs and a bikini body after a week of working out, be realistic and know that as long as you are mindful of what goes on your plate and of getting up and doing something active every day, you will see results… easy as one, two, three.
 
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If you’re looking for additional ways to encourage weight loss and a healthier you without diet pills and harmful side effects, consider these products designed for a properly functioning liver and a healthy gut. Our liver works overtime to filter out toxins and impurities in our bodies but did you know that it also helps to break down fats and, when it’s working as it should, is a key player in weight loss? Liver Formula combines Goldenrod, Goldenseal, and Cloves to promote healthy liver function, including fat metabolism! Healthy Gut is a combination of soothing and cooling herbs that address damages in the digestive tract. If your body is not digesting food properly and absorbing the nutrients from the things you eat, your goals for weight loss and the healthiest you possible could be nearly impossible to attain. The goal for a slimmer, fitter, healthier body is dependent on several factors, including the organs and digestive systems in our body that we can’t see. Keeping your good health in mind is important year round, not just as we welcome a new year and Liver Formula, Healthy Gut, and a proper diet and exercise routine can be a part of your daily steps to the healthiest you possible.
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Foods and Herbs for Liver Health

The liver is the largest organ in our bodies and is a vital part of our day. Most of us are guilty of taking our liver health for granted and don’t consider the hard work it does until something goes wrong. While we aren’t able to feel our liver working, it plays a vital part in nearly all body functions from skin conditions to detoxifying our blood. Taking care of this busy organ is important as it serves as a protector of sorts to your body. Damage to or malfunctioning of our liver can result in serious, potentially life-threatening conditions.

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The liver is the largest organ in our bodies and is a vital part of our day. Most of us are guilty of taking our liver health for granted and don’t consider the hard work it does until something goes wrong. While we aren’t able to feel our liver working, it plays a vital part in nearly all body functions from skin conditions to detoxifying our blood. Taking care of this busy organ is important as it serves as a protector of sorts to your body. Damage to or malfunctioning of our liver can result in serious, potentially life-threatening conditions. Sounds pretty severe, right? Take a look below to see how you can support your liver naturally and keep this organ working in tip-top shape.

Hanna’s List of Foods to Support Liver Health

Glass of carrot juice- To detoxify the liver drink carrot juice after breakfast.

- A healing breakfast for the liver (and intestine) is 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed, 2 tablespoons whey, and 2 apples peeled and finely grated. Mix these ingredients and serve with honey.

- To stimulate the liver mix a ½ teaspoon of nutmeg into one cup hot water, drink.

- Hanna listed white beans, artichokes, yams, allspice, and apples as being food for the liver.

Herbs for Liver Support

Milk Thistle is a powerful herb for liver health and has been used for thousands of years as a remedy for liver ailments. The function of this herb in your liver is to protect from toxins, including certain drugs such as acetaminophen (Tylenol), which causes damage in high doses. Milk Thistle has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and is believed to assist the liver in repairing itself by growing new cells. This herb is often suggested as a treatment for cirrhosis of the liver, mushroom poisoning, and viral hepatitis.

Dandelion Root is a liver strengthener, cleanser, and is useful in improving liver function. Dandelion leaf is often used to help with liver disorders. This “weed” that is a nuisance in our yards is actually a great benefit to our bodies!

Hanna blended Goldenrod, Goldenseal root, and Clove bud together in her Liver Formula to provide a nourishing herbal food to support healthy liver function. This trio also harmonizes digestion, promotes healthy elimination, cleanses the blood, resolves mucus accumulations and relieves stagnation.  This formula is both cleansing and tonifying and is a powerful liver support.

Herbs and foods are effective ways to support your liver naturally. While unhealthy liver function is difficult to detect, there are signs to watch for: intolerance to greasy or spicy foods, weight gain, frequent headaches, indigestion, chronic constipation, skin conditions (such as eczema, psoriasis or rashes), bowel problems, or sinus and allergy problems.

Get More Liver Info Here

For a Hanna’s Liver Cleansing Home Remedy, take a look at a recent blog that includes the recipe. To learn more about Milk Thistle, visit the Learn Section of our website here. For an additional post about Liver Health from our blog take a look here.

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Liver Cleansing Home Remedy

It’s a great time of year to pay attention to our liver!  Try this recipe from our founder, Hanna Kroeger to get your liver rejuvenated and working properly. Our livers do so much for our bodies and we take the healthy function of it for granted. Follow this home remedy to keep your liver happy and healthy!

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It’s a great time of year to pay attention to our liver!  Try this recipe from our founder, Hanna Kroeger to get your liver rejuvenated and working properly. Our livers do so much for our bodies and we take the healthy function of it for granted. Follow this home remedy to keep your liver happy and healthy!

Liver Cleansing Recipe

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Hanna taught us to find herbs and foods to heal and this liver cleansing recipe does just that!

One teaspoon dandelion root

One teaspoon angelica or arnica

One teaspoon wormwood

One teaspoon gentian

Boil in two cups water, simmer and strain.

Add two quarts apple juice and four ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice and drink this in small portions during the day.  Do this for two to three days and repeat if needed once a month.  Take only stewed fruit and apple juice on these days.

Hanna believed in cleansing the liver to achieve optimum health and this recipe, along with some of our liver specific products will help keep your body functioning at its peak!

For a list of herbs and foods to keep your liver happy and healthy, see a recent post here. To see why our livers are so important, check out this recent post.

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