7 Natural Detoxifying Foods We Should Eat More Of

Natural Detoxifying Foods We Should Eat More Of

Natural Detoxifying Foods We Should Eat More Of

Do you long to know which Natural Detoxifying Foods We Should Eat More Of?

Making smart food choices is the way to go when it comes to adopting a healthy lifestyle- you know that, but what about getting rid of those years worth of toxins stored in the body? It turns out, there are certain foods that can help detoxify the body pretty effectively.

Keep reading to discover 7 of the most powerful natural detoxifying foods that you should consider adding to your everyday meals.

 

Lemon

You probably guess this one coming! Several studies have revealed how the citric acid present in lemon can help improve liver function and detoxification and reduce stress-related damage on the body and its various organs. Now you know why so many people bet by starting their day with a glass of warm water with some freshly squeezed lemon juice in it!

Here is a lovely recipe for lemon possets with shortbread and quick and easy lemon and lentil salad

 

Apple

Sweet and juicy, apples can be an incredibly healthy snack option for weight watchers, but that’s not all! They are also a rich source of soluble fibre which helps purge the toxins from the bloodstream and support your liver at the same time. Their pectin content also helps lower blood cholesterol levels and its malic acid content takes charge of the blood cleansing process. Need we say more?

What’s your favourite apple? I think mine has to be a granny smith they are juts so tangy and fresh.

Have look here for 12 tantalising apple recipes – yum!

 

Cruciferous Veggies

Most cruciferous veggies, particularly broccoli sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, brussels sprouts and bok choy make for an excellent addition to your diet if you’re looking to detox. Most of these pack in anti-inflammatory compounds and are rich in fibre, which helps the body rid the toxins through bile and stool.

 

Beet

Well known for its vibrant colour, beet is one of the most powerful natural detoxifying foods on the planet. It has been known to have blood cleansing action since centuries, and also contains an impressive amount of antioxidants and enzymes that aid liver function and improve detoxification of the body in more ways than one.

Do you like beet? Certainly not one of my favourites food but its health properties do sound absolutely amazing

 

Spirulina

Spirulina, blue-green algae, has been found to offer a lot of detoxification support to the body. It is also one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet- so much so that NASA sends it in space as food for their astronauts to stay healthy when in space. A single spoon of spirulina powder (which is readily available in most health stores), can flush an impressive amount of toxins out of your body and cleanse it from within.

 

Turmeric

Turmeric is so much more than just a spice to be added to your curries and other food preparations. It contains a phytochemical called curcumin, which, with its antioxidant action, boosts gallbladder and liver health, fights autoimmune conditions and strengthens the immune system.

 

Garlic

Garlic, an amazingly versatile spice, is also one of the most effective natural detoxifying foods on the planet. Several studies have found that adding more of this to your meals could activate the liver detox enzymes, inhibit the activation of carcinogens and kill harmful bacteria in the gut. Find ways to sneak more of this into your everyday meals to take your detox game up a notch!

 

Have look here at my recipe for wild garlic, pear and pine nut salad

I do hope you have enjoyed this post on Natural Detoxifying Foods We Should Eat More Of, there are so many delicious ways we can get more of these natural detoxifying foods into our diet.

If you are a lover of good health and good food do take a look at my further reading section for more inspiration and if you have a fabulous healthy recipe you want to share then please do drop me a link for a recipe below in the comments section.  I do love to hear from you.

Further Reading

Slimming World Salsa

The best superfood salad recipe

Which superfoods will boost my mood

and you might want to peek at my infographic on fruit and veg chopping hacks too

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