Among all the organs, only the brain is capable of more functions than the liver. In fact, the sheer multitude of its jobs is staggering. It is the largest glandular organ of the body and is located just below the diaphragm in the upper right part of the abdominal cavity. The human liver is reddish-brown in color weighs an average of about 3 pounds and resembles calf liver in color and texture. When our liver is diseased or so severely damaged that it cannot function properly, we cannot live long.
Continue Reading » Basic Liver Functions