Liver detoxes have become popular in recent years, propelled by a wave of publicity surrounding campaigns like Dry January and Sober October. But the truth is, we should care about our liver and kidneys every day of the year.

After all, our liver constantly filters hundreds of toxins from our bodies, nasty elements that we unwittingly ingest from breathing polluted air, drinking unfiltered water and eating foods which contain trace toxins such as mercury and inorganic arsenic.

In this article, we’ll look at the key vitamins you need to be eating to ensure healthy liver and kidney function. We’ll also take a look at the sorts of foods which contain these vitamins, and suggest non-dietary ways of protecting both your liver and kidney right into your senior years.