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FOCUS ON MILK THISTLE

CARRIE RUXTON PHD is an award-winning dietician, health writer and TV nutritionist

What is it?

As the name suggests, milk thistle is a prickly plant with a purple flower that’s usually found in Mediterranean countries. Its active ingredients, a group of antioxidant flavonoids called silymarins, are extracted from the seeds and are believed to help protect the liver.

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