12 Foods to Help You Detox Naturally

12 Foods to Help You Detox Naturally 1

People go way overboard with different cleansing techniques they read in magazines or the internet. They torture themselves with liquid only diets and what not. The truth is our body has a natural way to cleanse itself of the harmful substances we consume or inhale. But there plenty of foods out there that don’t leave a bad taste in your mouth and do a mighty fine job of detoxing your body naturally.

Lemons

Not only do lemons help remove toxins from the body but they also prevent the formation of cancer cells. Just by adding lemon to a glass of water with some honey can help you refresh your system and help your digestive system.

Avocados

With their creamy texture and high antioxidants, the avocados have gained a lot of popularity in recent years. They contain good fats so you don’t have to worry about weight gain.

Lemongrass

It’s use is mostly found in the Asian countries where it is consumed as a form of tea. It flushes out the kidneys and helps in digestion.

Grapefruit

One of the most important food for detoxification is the grapefruit as it improves liver function and also helps you lose weight.
Tip: Half a grapefruit for breakfast.

Garlic

Garlic helps the liver produce enzymes that remove toxins from the body. Garlic is alos very good for the heart and should be added to your diet.

Ginger

This root specializes in healing the liver from alcohol damage. You can consume it as tea or add it to your meals to help with the detoxification.

Broccoli

Forget about the taste, broccoli helps covert toxic substances so that the liver can remove them easily.

Olive Oil

Just by substituting it for cooking oil you can help detox your body. You can put olive oil on and in anything from fresh bread to salads and it adds amazing taste to the diet.

Water

I cannot emphasize enough on the benefits that water has on your kidneys. Keeping yourself hydrated is a huge help for detoxing.

Artichokes

Artichokes help stimulate the flow of bile in the body which in turn helps clear out harmful toxins present in the body.

Kale

These leafy greens contain a high amount of fiber that help in the digestion of food and of course help the liver detoxify.

Onions

Glutathione is a powerful antioxidant produced by the liver and onions are a big help to the liver for its production.

 

 

 

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