Top 10 best detox foods!
Did you overindulge during the holidays? Here are the top 10 detox foods! To consume without moderation…
1. Birch juice
Natural depurative and diuretic, birch juice is recommended in case of excess food to purify the blood and help the body to recover.
Drink with purifying, detoxifying and diuretic properties , birch juice is to be taken as a three-week cure.
Lemon is probably one of the best known detox foods. This citrus fruit has the effect of stimulating the activity of the kidneys , which promotes the elimination of toxins.
Thanks to the flavonoids it contains, lemon has antioxidant properties that can prevent many diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease.
A vegetable known for its slimming properties , cabbage belongs to the cruciferous family.
Broccoli, white cabbage, red cabbage, Brussels sprouts, kale cabbage… All contain antioxidants. The secret to getting the most out of it? Al dente cooking .
Rich in potassium and low in sodium, leek is a diuretic and detox vegetable.
It contains kaempferol, an antioxidant that protects against free radical damage and gives it anti-cancer properties.
Pineapple contains many enzymes that have earned it the nickname “fat-burning” fruit .
Be careful though, to take advantage of its detox properties, it is necessary to consume fresh pineapple . Exit cans and industrial fruit juices.
6. The apple
” An apple a day keeps the doctor away .” No need to detail the health benefits of the apple as they are recognized.
To get the full benefit, be sure to eat the skin . This fruit is particularly loaded with pesticides, be sure to buy it organic.
Of course, after overeating, we prefer to have fresh breath and garlic is probably the last food we want to eat…
Yet garlic contains selenium and allicin , two nutrients that help the liver in the detoxification process.
Do you like spicy food? Luckily, turmeric has recognized anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties .
It would have the particularity of treating liver diseases . Discover turmeric-based drinks: Curcuma Tonic, golden milk, etc.
Grapefruit is very low in calories (unless you add sugar, of course!) and is often offered as part of a slimming diet.
Rich in vitamin B5 , this citrus fruit contains a flavonoid component that allows the liver to burn fat rather than store it.
10. Apple Cider Vinegar
Did you know ? Among North African women, detox cures are done with cider vinegar .
Thanks to its antibacterial properties , it prevents microbes from accumulating in the intestines and reduces feelings of bloating.