10 Things Your Liver Is Doing Right Now

10 Things Your Liver Is Doing Right Now

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  1. Processing digested food 
  2. Controlling levels of glucose (sugar) in your blood
  3. Storing and transporting fats
  4. Processing amino acids (protein building blocks) and making proteins
  5. Making green bile, which flows into the small intestine to help digest fats
  6. storing vitamins A, B12, D, E and K 
  7. Removing hormones (chemical messengers) from the blood once they've done their job
  8. Removing and breaking down drugs and poisons
  9. Removing bacteria (germs)
  10. Removing worn-out red blood cells

10 Things Your Liver Is Doing Right Now Processing amino acids (protein building blocks) and making proteins Making green bile, which flows into the small intestine to help digest fats storing vitamins A, B12, D, E and K Removing hormones (chemical messengers) from the blood once they've done their job