Your Guide to Naturally Detoxifying Everyday!
Our body is always working to neutralize and get rid of toxins it is exposed to, but certain foods can help make the process more efficient. Especially foods that contain antioxidants, fiber, fatty acids, and minerals. Here are some of the top superfoods for that can help with detoxification.*
Many detox diets will recommend lemon (1). The reason being, it is packed with vitamin C, an antioxidant that may help neutralize free radicals. Lemon juice also helps maintain an alkaline environment in the body, which accounts for a stronger immune response.*
Try starting your day with a lemon squeezed into a glass of lukewarm water.
2. Dark Leafy Greens
Leafy greens, especially dark-colored ones like kale, arugula, wheatgrass and spinach, are loaded with antioxidants that may prevent oxidative damage and neutralize free radicals. They have high chlorophyll content, which gives them their dark green color and detox benefits.*
Salads are a delicious way to enjoy leafy greens, but you could also try adding Spinach Powder to your smoothies and culinary dishes.
Garlic is an excellent superfood known for its health benefits. It is very good at supporting the gut because of its antiviral, antibiotic and antibacterial properties. It contains a chemical called allicin, which promotes white blood cells' production and supports the body's natural immune response.*
An ideal diet should include at least two cloves of garlic a day.
The high amounts of antioxidants found in beets can help the natural detoxification process in the body.* One of the antioxidants present in beets is called betaine, and it’s responsible for its deep red color. Research suggests betaine can help regenerate the cells of the liver*.
Enjoy more beets all week long with delicious Beetroot Superfood Shots!
Fennel has long been used as a quick solution for bloating. In many cultures, it is customary to serve fennel seeds after a meal. It is not just the seeds; even the fennel bulb can provide relief from gas and bloat.* Fennel is a rich source of folate, potassium and an antioxidant called anethole, which can support a healthy inflammation response.*
Many products on the grocery store shelves contain several additives and preservatives. Food these days can undergo so much processing that the nutritional value is very low. While there are some factors out of our control, we can fuel our body and help cleanse it by adding healthy superfoods to our diet.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.