Have you noticed some skin problems recently or bad breath, fatigue, digestion problems or similar?
If you have, then your body probably gives you the warning sign it’s overburdened with toxins and that it is high time to restore its balance. Detoxification implies removing toxins from the body and it can help restore the lost energy, concentration but also develop a positive attitude towards life in general.
When we overburden our body with too much sugar, fats or additives including some other harmful substances, our body tends to use way too much energy to clean the system.
As a result, we have less energy for other metabolic processes, which implies defense mechanism that protects us from viruses and bacteria.
Food cannot be our enemy, au contraire, it should be regarded as medicine, our faithful “alley” for a healthy life and beauty as well.
Foods for successful body detox
Thanks to the fibre, it serves as colon “cleanser”. Pectins in apple help eliminate toxins from digestive tract.
They are perfect if you have frequent problems with a chronic bladder infection. They eliminate bacteria from the urinary tract and contain enzymes that purify lymphatic system.
Artichokes are an excellent source of antioxidants and help the liver in performing its job by reducing the fat level and protecting it from damages and toxins. It effectively reduces bad cholesterol levels while increasing good LDL cholesterol. Moreover, it works as a mild laxative which is always good when digesting heavier meals and eliminating toxins from the body are in question.
Cold-pressed oils such as olive oil, especially the one of organic origin, is a powerful cleanser. It assists the liver in removing harmful toxins.
Leafy green vegetables
The source of chlorophyll is, of course, leafy green vegetables is best to eat fresh in the form of green juices, making sure it has certified origin. Due to high levels of oxygen in green vegetables, they are the most alkalizing foods, which is essential for the body to maintain an optimal living environment.
The more chlorophyll we take, the better gut flora will be and the result would be a healthy and vital body.
Vitamin C helps remove toxins from the body so treat yourself with a nice glass of lemonade each day, of course, with no sugar added.
It plays a crucial role in liver regeneration too, which is very important considering the fact it is our filter organ responsible for body detoxification.
Translation: G. Dujmović