• 07Sep

    10 Foods That Detox The Body
    Category: Healthy Foods,Natural Health,Organic Living
    Author: Dr. Edward Group @ 4:37 pm

    http://www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/foods-that-detox-the-body/

    When it comes to detoxing your body, there are many techniques you can follow and supplements you can take. But, the best way, is to eat lots of foods that detox the body. Below is a list of detox foods that I thought would be an great addition to everybody’s diet.

    Detox Foods Apple
    1. Fruits

    Fruits are extremely high in liquid-content, helping the body wash out toxins. They are also very easy to digest and are high in antioxidants, nutrients, fiber and many important vitamins like vitamin C.
    2. Green Foods

    Detox Foods Spinach

    When you are ready to detox your body, 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 smog, heavy metals, herbicides, cleaning products and pesticides. They also aid the liver in detoxification.

    3. Lemons, Oranges & Limes

    Detox Foods Lemon

    These citrus-wonders aid the body in flushing out toxins, as well as jump-start the digestive tract with enzymatic processes. They also aid 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.

    Detox Foods Garlic
    4. Garlic

    This pungent bulb stimulates the liver in producing detoxification enzymes that help filter out toxic residues in the digestive system. Adding sliced or cooked garlic to any dish, will help aid any detox diet.

    Broccoli
    5. Broccoli Sprouts

    Extremely high in antioxidants, broccoli sprouts can help stimulate the detoxification enzymes in the digestive tract like none-other. The sprouts are actually more effective than the fully-grown vegetable, despite the picture on the right.

    Green Tea Detox
    6. Green Tea

    Packed full of antioxidants, green tea not only washes toxins out of the system through its liquid content, but also contains a special type of antioxidant called catechins, known to increase liver function.
    7. Mung Beans

    Mung Beans

    The mighty mung bean has been used by Ayurvedic doctors for thousands of years. It is incredibly easy to digest, and absorbs toxic residue on the sides of the intestinal walls.
    8. Raw Vegetables

    Detox Foods

    Best for juicing detox regimens or eaten raw: Onions, carrots, artichoke, asparagus, broccoli, cabbage, kale, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, garlic, beet, turmeric, and oregano. The combination of these foods will help your liver purge toxins during the cleansing process. These are high in naturally occurring sulphur and glutathione. Sulphur helps the liver detoxify harmful chemicals.
    9. Seeds & Nuts

    Walnuts

    Incorporate more of the easily digestible seeds and nuts into your diet. This include flaxseed, pumpkin seeds, almonds, walnuts, hemp seeds, sesame seeds, chia seeds, Siberian cedar nuts and sunflower seeds. While detoxing, avoid nut butters.

    Avocados
    10. Omega-3 Oils

    Use hemp, flax-seed, avocado or olive oils while detoxing. This will help lubricate the intestinal walls, allowing the toxins to be absorbed by the oil, and eliminated by the body.
    Other Detox Methods:
    Below is a list of recommended detox methods, besides the foods listed above.

    * Colon Cleanse
    * Liver Cleanse

    * Heavy Metal Cleanse
    * Harmful Organism Cleanse

    Do you have any suggestions for foods that detox the body? If so, please drop them in the comment section below. I’d love to hear your thoughts.

    ~Dr. G

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