A 49-year-old member asked:
Does drinking water help cleanse your liver?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pathology 45 years experience
No: Your liver keeps itself clean. Drinking plenty of water is healthy for its own sake and to help get rid of the extra salt that's part of most processed-food based diets.
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Last updated Dec 4, 2019
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