Main Products for Detox
Following the detox program has already become a good habit of many people who control their health and weight.
The easiest way to do this is including products from this list in your diet.
Green leafy vegetables (green salads, celery, cabbage, spinach). Eat them raw; add them to broths, vegetable salads, garnish and fresh juices. They protect your liver from harmful toxins (pesticides, heavy metals).
Lemons. You should make lemonade; add lemon juice to salad seasoning, hot dishes (many recipes often need adding fresh lemon juice); drink water with lemon and honey because it can still thirst perfectly. To cut a long story short, do not neglect the vitamin C! It’s true that lemon was recognized to be detox vitamin: it transforms all toxins and chemical waste into water-soluble substance and removes them easily from your body with excess fluid.
Garlic It could be safely added to most dishes. In addition to its essential quality of helping your heart working, it also activates the formulation of the liver enzymes, helping your body to filter chemical waste and other harm substances.
Green tea. You should better prefer green tea to black tea and coffee. It is saturated with antioxidants, and it is almost the best means to get rid your body of excess fluid. It contains catechines which activate your liver.
Broccoli sprouts. Of course, you can also eat broccoli inflorescences, but broccoli sprouts has high content of nutrients concentration in them (which struggle with heart disease, cancer, and stimulate the expression of enzymes).
Sesame seeds. A lot of dishes in Asian cuisine contain them, for example, the dish called Sesame; but you can simply add the seeds to salads. They protect your liver cells from the harmful effects of alcohol and chemicals (such as antibiotics).
Cabbage. It promotes detox better than all of mentioned products. First, it contains a large quantity of sulfur, chlorine and iodine in its compound, and they clean stomach and intestines mucous membranes. Secondly, the cabbage is rich in organic acids that improve digestion, helps to maintain protein metabolism and calcium absorption; prevents sugar and other carbohydrates changing into fats.
Sea vegetables and edible algae are full of vitamins and minerals. Some kinds of algae, such as comb, are considered to be especially valuable ones, due to their ability to bind and remove toxins out of your body.
Beetroot. It is considered to be one of the best cleansing products. It leads to normal digestive system working and the removes toxins out of body. Therefore, it is healthy to drink fresh beet juice, add beets in salads, soups. But beware: fresh beet juice is not suitable for all. Those who suffer from gastrointestinal tract and liver diseases should take it with special care.
Ginger. Thanks to high content of vitamins, amino acids and essential oils in it, this spice is able to improve digestion and stimulates gastric juice formation, and therefore makes foods easily digested. The combination of ginger, pepper mint, black elder flowers and milfoil (as tea), relieves severe abdominal pain and normalizes blood circulation. Dry ginger flakes and ground ginger are slightly sharper than fresh ginger and are more penetrative.
Chile peppers and sharp spices stimulate the digestive system and mucous work, and thus activate the process of removing toxins and degradation products out of organism. If your digestive system is weak and you are not accustomed to have spicy food, use minimal amount of spices.
Round brown rice. It is a good absorbent product; it is rich in vitamins and fiber. Try to buy rice which was grown naturally. If you cannot find round raw rice grains, use brown long-grained rice. Boiled brown rice has a positive effect on human digestive system.
Olive oil. The recent research has shown that young olive oil of cold extraction is useful for heart and circulatory system. It also stimulates the digestive system, improves stomach, intestine and liver work, and has cholagogue action. We recommend you to eat few olives regularly, or indulge yourself with vegetable and fruit salads more often; fill salads with olive oil.