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Each and every one of the ingredients on this dish has really powerful detoxifying and antioxidant properties. Tomatoes have lycopene, onions have quercetin and garlic has allicin.
Foods that have the ability to specifically increase the volume of bile produced by the liver are known as choleretics. Cholagogues are those foods that stimulate the gallbladder contraction to promote bile flow.
By stimulating the production and release of bile, the body is better able to release toxins. The role of bile is primarily that of facilitating fat digestion, including assimilation of fat-soluble vitamins, but also being a natural laxative, and thus cleansing to the system, improves the detox capacity of cells and tissues.
Among the main choloretics/cholagogues we find artichoke, lemon, and mustard.
Garlic and onion also contain sulfur compounds that are known to induce and promote liver detoxification.
Broccoli sprouts contain another sulfur-containing compound known as indol-3-carbionol. This important biological agent is known to speed up the detoxification of many potentially harmful chemicals (including carcinogens), provide antioxidant support, block the overproduction of certain hormones that are linked to increased risk of breast and prostate cancer, and act as a phytoestrogen (plant-based estrogen), which can bind to estrogen receptors on reproductive tissue and exert anti-cancer influences.