10 Great Foods for Detoxification

There are many foods that help to naturally cleanse the colon, enhance circulation and rid the body of accumulated toxins.  Here is a list of 10 great foods to include in your diet!

 

1/ Water: consuming at least 8 cups of water daily will help stimulate your kidneys, liver and digestive system.  It will also boost your metabolism, accelerating toxin and fat elimination.

2/ Seeds: a staple in Asian food, these tasty little seeds protect your liver from the effects of harmful toxins.

3/ Beans: all types of beans and lentils, both canned in water or dried, enhance your liver's ability to rid the body of toxins.

4/ Herbal Teas: there are many types of herbal teas, all helpful in detoxing the body.  Most are a good aid in stimulating digestion, soothing the sotmach and enhancing over all bodily functions.

5/ Garlic: it is considered a blood cleanser and a natural antibiotic and can even lower blood pressure for some.

6/ Lemons: are touted for their ability to detox the liver.  The lemon juice improves digestion, thus decreasing the filtering load placed on the liver.

7/ Cabbage: along with other vegetables like broccli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts they support the liver's ability to cleanse away toxins.

8/ Onions: are a potent vegetable helpful in the elimination of heavy metals from the body.

9/ Psyllium: is a plant very rich in soluble-fiber.  It can be found most commonly in powdered form and is great to include in juice to help reduce your cholesterol and cleanse your colon.

10/ Brown Rice: is a healthy carb rich in iodine, potassium and essential minerals.  This fiber rich food is easy to digest and leaves you feeling satiated.

 

I hope you seek out some recipes and incorporate these healthy foods into your diet.  You'll feel better for it!