10 Foods That Detox The Body
When it comes to detoxing your body, there are many techniques you can follow
and supplements you can take. One plan in particular is to eat detoxifying
foods. Here is a list of detox foods that are a great addition to
Fruits are high in liquid-content which helps the body wash out toxins. They
are also very easy to digest and are high in antioxidants, nutrients, fiber, and
2. Green Foods
Fill your refrigerator with blue green algae, barley, wheatgrass, kale,
spinach, spirulina, alfalfa, chard, arugula, or other organic leafy greens.
These plants will help give a chlorophyll-boost to your digestive tract.
Chlorophyll rids the body of harmful environmental toxins from toxic metals,
herbicides, cleaning products and pesticides. They also aid the liver in
3. Lemons, Oranges, and Limes
Citrus fruit aids the body by flushing out toxins and jump-starting the
digestive tract with enzymatic processes. Lemon juice supports the liver in its
cleansing processes. To increase detoxification, start each morning with a warm
glass of lemon water.
Remember, vitamin C is one of the best detox vitamins around, as it
transforms toxins into digestible material. Eat vitamin c foods often to help
get more of these benefits.
This pungent little bulb is one of the best detoxing foods out there. It
helps stimulate the liver into producing detoxification enzymes that help filter
toxic residues from the digestive system. I recommend adding sliced or cooked
garlic to a suitable dish, as this will help any detox diet.
5. Broccoli Sprouts
Extremely high in antioxidants, the ability for broccoli sprouts to stimulate
the detoxification enzymes in the digestive tract is unparalleled. The sprouts
are actually more effective than the fully-grown vegetable.
6. Green Tea
Packed full of antioxidants, green tea washes toxins from the system via its
liquid content, but also contains a special type of antioxidant called catechins,
which are known to increase liver function.
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