About the liver
Weighing in at an average of 1.5kg, the liver is the largest organ inside your body making liver health incredibly important. It can be found in the upper right side of your abdomen, beneath the diaphragm and above your stomach.
The liver is the heavyweight in your body and one of the hardest working organs working “behind the scenes”. It is like a factory, it manufactures, stores, and processes anything that you put in your body, including food, alcohol, medicine, or toxins. It performs over 500 functions!
More videos about the liver
- What does the liver do? TED-Ed Animation
To keep your liver in tip-top shape, so it can do all the heavy lifting your body needs:
- Liver health checks
- Liver diseases
- Alcohol and your liver
- Preventing liver disease
- Living well with liver disease