detox-diet

Detox diets cleanse the body and wake your digestive system! No it does not mean starving yourself or killing yourself with a tasteless and boring “detox” regime in order to lose weight.

Figuring out which foods are best for a “cleanse” can be tricky. Here are five foods that work effectively for a great detox:

BEETS
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Beets naturally and effectively detoxify the liver which is the primary detox center of the body. This deep red colored beets are among the few edible plants that contain betalains which promotes cell structure, repair and regeneration, especially in the liver.

GREEN VEGETABLES
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Stock your kitchen with all the greens you can find at the grocery store for a perfect detox! Going green can do your immune system a  huge favor. Spinach, broccoli, kale, spinach, asparagus, artichokes, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, celery and lettuce, juice them or eat them raw and feel the difference yourself! You’ll also notice a big difference in your skin and youthful complexion!!

LEMON
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Lemons help flush out toxins and also aid digestion. The best way to start your day is with a warm glass of lemon water. The Lemon Detox Diet is  known as the Master Cleanse and is most effective for people wanting to loose weight!

ONION AND GARLIC
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Onion and garlic have powerful anti-bacterial and immune-boosting properties. They contain flavonoids that stimulate the production of glutathione, one of the liver’s strongest antioxidants. They boost your immune system and are a great way to remove toxins from your body.

YOGURT
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Yogurt contains probiotics that provides healthy bacteria that fortify the GI tract’s natural flora, aiding digestion and boosting the body’s natural immune responses.