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Volume 86, 2024International Conference on Recent Trends in Biomedical Sciences (RTBS-2023)
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Current Opinion on Food Sustainability for Liver Associated Health Problems: Facts and Myths with Case Study
1 School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar-Delhi G.T. Road, Phagwara, Punjab, India
2 Chitkara Collage of Pharmacy, Chitkara University, Punjab, India
3 GD Goenka University, Sohna, Haryana, India
The liver is the second-largest organ in our body which separates the nutrients and waste as they move through our biological process system and it additionally produces bile, a substance that carries toxins out of your body and aids in digestion. There are several myths associated with liver spread amongst masses. It is a vital necessity to make society devoid of such myths and aware of the real scenario. This review aimed to summarize the different facts and myths associated with health problems of liver and highlight the importance of food sustainability approach with the help of some case studies. A comprehensive literature search was conducted using various databases between 2006 and 2022 that focused on the various facts and myths associated with liver related health issues. Myths create nothing but false notions and fear amongst people. Some case studies were summarized to clear all the conflict statements commonly related with liver diseases in the society. Myths like nothing other than water is considered a good beverage for the liver, but recent studies have proven that measured quantities of coffee and herbal tea intake is healthy for the body. Additionally, coffee has a protective effect on the organ liver. Similarly, hepatitis can spread through casual contacts. Although it is proven that hepatitis B, C and autoimmune hepatitis, do not spread on having casual contact or sharing food and drink. A substantial myth states that blood tests can detect problems associated with the liver, but doctors rarely suggest blood tests for liver functioning. This review is focused to resolve several myths associated with the liver which are often considered true by masses.
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