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Best Cookie Recipes for a Healthy Liver

Indulging in a sweet treat may sound harmless, but those sweets can put you on a path towards liver damage and other health issues. Luckily there is a way to satisfy your sweet tooth without compromising your health! Here are a few healthy cookie recipes that are equally delicious and nutritious!

Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Cookies

This recipe is a delicious, and healthier version, of the traditional chocolate chip cookies with an added pumpkin flavor. Fun fact: pumpkins contain beta-carotene and other carotenoids that help improve the health of liver tissue and also helps to cleanse the liver.1 The added pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice in these cookies make them a tasty, liver-friendly treat.

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Gingersnaps

This recipe of gingersnap cookies is soft with a sweet, crunchy coating but is only 68 calories and has no refined flour or sugar! The delicious spice flavors and healthy alternative ingredients come together to make a healthy treat that tastes just like its traditional (not-so-healthy) counterpart.

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Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies

Cookies for breakfast? Why not! These sugar free cookies bring your childhood dream of enjoying sweets for breakfast back to the forefront and the best part about them is they are filled with healthy, wholesome ingredients! Research has shown that oatmeal is great in helping to lose weight which is great for avoiding liver disease.2 Raisins are filled with antioxidants that counter the harmful effects of toxins on your liver, has flavonoid quercetin that protects the liver from alcohol toxicity, and has vitamin C that fights liver damage caused by food additives.3

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Fudgy 3 Ingredient Cookies

Yes, this recipe has only 3 ingredients which makes them super easy to make and it is also gluten-free, dairy free, and has no added sugar! All you need is peanut butter (or almond butter), bananas, and cocoa powder! The peanut butter provides a great source of protein and the bananas are packed with potassium.4

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Paleo Carrot Cake Cookies

Carrots are another great food for your liver. It is high in plant-flavonoids and beta-carotene which supports liver function.5 These paleo cookies mix together the perfect amount of carrots, coconut, and a hint of cinnamon topped with a healthier version of cream cheese frosting.

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There are ways to indulge in sweet treats without harming your liver in the process, but the best way to protect your liver is to know just how healthy your liver is. Liver disease can develop over a long period of time and sneak up on you when the damage is already done!

A simple, non-invasive diagnostic test is an easy way to really get to know your liver health to ensure you don’t experience any unwanted surprises!

Contact us via email, or by phone at 1-888-552-1603 today to learn more about our LiverFASt™ diagnostic test.

 

Sources:

  1. Proven health benefits of pumpkins
  2. 14 best and worst foods for your liver
  3. 3 ways raisins help cleanse and detox the liver
  4. How to eat right with fatty liver disease
  5. What foods cleanse your liver

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