8 Foods to favor for an express detox

Foods to favor for an express detox
Certain foods make it easier to eliminate toxins by stimulating the emunctory organs (kidney, liver, intestine, lungs). They are therefore to be preferred during a detox cure.

The artichoke

The artichoke is a vegetable rich in antioxidants. It is a champion for cleansing the liver and eliminating bad fats.

Rich in fiber, it contains both soluble and insoluble fiber, which aids digestion, providing a feeling of lightness and a flat stomach.

Broccoli

Broccoli is rich in vitamin C and fiber. It will therefore give a boost while cleaning the intestines.

It can be consumed in many ways: cooked or raw, steamed, grated, etc.

It is recommended to cook and blanch it for fragile stomachs.

Beet

Beets contain antioxidants including methionine which promotes the elimination of toxins in the body.

It also contains betanin which makes it possible to better assimilate and better eliminate fatty acids, responsible for the saturation of the liver if they are present in excess.

The lemon

Lemon is a citrus fruit rich in vitamin C and antioxidants. It drains the gallbladder, stimulates the production of bile and cleanses the liver. It is therefore excellent the day after a party in the form of a juice diluted in lukewarm water or as a basic cure over several days.

Beware of fragile stomachs that can suffer from its acidity.

The cabbage

Cabbage is a vegetable that contains sulfur elements (glucosinolates) allowing the release of enzymes and amino acids that eliminate toxins.

However, it is not recommended as a single diet, as part of a diet (the cabbage soup diet) because it makes you hungry and is not balanced.

Apple

The apple is rich in fiber and antioxidants.

It stimulates the digestive system and contributes to the proper elimination of toxins that accumulate after excesses.

Rich in pectin, it also promotes the feeling of satiety, a good point during a detox cure where hunger can be felt.

The salad

Salad, especially lettuce, is packed with vitamins and minerals.

It is a source of folic acid (vitamin B9), which plays a key role in the renewal of all cells in the body.

Detox juice recipe idea : mix 2 handfuls of spinach, half a lettuce, 1/2 cucumber, a few basil leaves and 5 sprigs of parsley.

The kiwi

The kiwi is rich in vitamin C (more than citrus fruits) and in vitamin E, excellent for preserving the youthfulness of the skin. Containing fibers, it facilitates digestion and makes it easier to eliminate toxins. 

Low in calories (47 calories per 100g), it is a gourmet and vitamin-packed detox ally, perfect for breakfast or snack time.

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