10 Natural Detox Foods Essential for Health

Detox foodsDo you think that only juices can be the natural detox agents for you? Well, juices indeed being liquids promote the removal of toxins from the body, but they are not the only substances to do that. In fact, you can add plenty of other ‘solid’ substances in your daily diet, which will detox your body and will energize you. The kind Mother Nature has bestowed upon us many such substances and if you take a curious look around, you will easily find them near you, in your backyards, in markets, and even in your refrigerators. They are absolutely affordable too. Here are ten of such easy-to-get and economical natural detoxifiers.

1. Cucumber

cucumberCucumber is nutrient-rich, still is watery in nature and so, is an apt detoxifier to wash away toxins and it alkalizes that body too.

2. Hemp Seeds

Hemp SeedsHemp seeds are those small yet powerful detoxifiers which provide you a valuable substances called omega 3 and 6 fatty acids. The plant protein is easily digestible, has a potent anti-inflammatory effect and a strong detoxifier.

3. Cauliflower

cauliflowerCauliflower is rich in antioxidants which are very essential to keep our natural detox system, i.e. liver, in healthy condition. It is a potent detox agent and relieves inflammation.

4. Lentils

lentilsLentil s is rich in fiber and supports toxin elimination, lowers cholesterol, maintains healthy blood sugar level and energizes you.

5. Sunflower Seeds

IMG_3028.JPGRich in vitamin E and selenium, sunflower seeds improve liver function which in turn enhances our body’s natural detox process. What’s more, it is known for preventing cholesterol accumulation in blood vessels and thus is good for cardiovascular health.

6. Grapefruit

a grapefruitThis sweet and sour fruit is fiber-rich and is extremely virtuous in terms of lowering cholesterol, preventing kidney stones and enhancing digestive functions.

7. Pomegranate

pomegranateEach ruby-like grain of this lovely fruit is a storehouse of antioxidants named flavenoids along with vitamins A, C and E, iron and folic acid which help improve blood circulation. If you are not in a position to get fresh pomegranates, you can always have pomegranate juice, concentrated and canned.

8. Milk Thistle

a milk_thistle plantMilk thistle is a popular ingredient of detox routines. This virtuous herb is helpful in maintaining the health of our bodyguard, liver. Liver which detoxifies most of the harmful substances entering our body, need to be kept in perfect health, which is done by milk thistle. You can find it in many health food stores in form of tea form and supplements.

9. Acai Berries

akai berriesDespite their tiny size, Acai berries are one of world’s most powerful sources of antioxidants and metabolism boosters.

10. Lemon

lemonFamous for being loaded with vitamin C, lemon maintains a healthy acid-alkali balance in the body. Being juicy in nature, it is a strong detox agent which flushes out most of the toxins that enter our body through food and environment.

All these substances are easy to get and you can also include them in your diet easily. Have them and enjoy a healthy life.

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