These Everyday Habits Could Harm Your Liver

Taking Supplements With Green Tea Extract Can Cause Damage

Dietary supplements aren’t hard to get, but they can harm your liver over time. In 2017, the National Institute of Health conducted a study linking liver damage to dietary supplements. According to the research, weight loss and bodybuilding supplements pose the most risk.

A shopper looks among health supplements at a drugstore.
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But those weren’t all. Some supplements made for depression, intimate performance, and digestive issues were also flagged. Of all the ingredients, the two most dangerous were anabolic steroids and, oddly enough, green tea extract. Check with your doctor if you’re concerned about your current supplements.