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How to detoxify naturally

Updated on March 26, 2013

Detoxifying may play a role in maintaining optimal health. A lot of detoxification diets are whipped up to help the internal organs get rid of waste so it will function effectively. Using a natural detox diet may help you get rid of toxins in your body.


Here is a list of natural and organic foods that may let you detoxify and without spending much on detox diet that are available in the market:

Walnuts, almonds, cashew, pumpkin and sunflower are seeds and nuts that you may include in your detox diet. These are high in fiber and can be digested with relative ease. These foods will also help you cleanse your digestive system without putting unnecessary stress. You may eat these food types all day long.

Leafy green vegetables are nice way to build on the base of your detox diet. Fiber enables the body to cleanse itself by stimulating healthy digestion. Moreover, due to the leafy green vegetables’ chlorophyll content these foods are loaded with nutrient like oxalic acid which is also beneficial in cleansing and healing of the intestinal tract. At least four servings of leafy vegetables a day are suggested.

Organic fruits are ideal as part of a detox diet. Like veggies, fruits are in abundance of fiber, vitamins and minerals. But not like vegetables fruits have lesser calories and may provide you with energy to pull through from the downside and toxicity of processed foods. Four to five servings of fruit a day may give you the needed benefits.

Garlic is the most suited spice on your detox diet. Garlic may help you stimulate the liver and paving the way for it to make more enzymes to break up toxic within the digestive system and all over the body.

Green tea is considered by a lot of people as one of nature’s healthiest beverages. It is in abundance of antioxidants that could help aid ward off heart disease and cancer. Produced from unfermented leaves of the Camella Sinensis plant, green has very minimal caffeine content (about 8 to 30 mg per cup of coffee). A cup of green tea in the morning and another before plunging in any exercise sessions will aid your body eliminate toxic fat deposits.

Organic whole grains which also known as starches and also contain proteins. Soak grains overnight before cooking to further absorption of nutrients and fiber content. Dispose the soak water and cook in good broth plain water. Opt for brown rice, buckwheat, oats, oats, millet, rye and the list goes on

Organic legumes are actually acidic in nature so it is a good idea to eat them along with alkaline foods (all vegetables). Cook with stock to improve its taste. All beans (except for green beans) such as kidney beans, black beans, pinto beans, lima beans, garbanzo beans are low-fat and rich in fiber.

So here you have it some foods that will help you get rid of toxins without let-up and may help you get in top shape.

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      prasetio30 4 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Very informative hub, especially for health. Keep on posting. Thanks for writing and share with us. Voted up!