6 Foods That Actually Cleanse Your Body

Instead of going on a juice cleanse or fasting for 3 days to detox your body… Add more of these cleansing foods to your diet.

1. Turmeric

Turmeric contains a photochemical called curcumin. It is an antioxidant and is also anti-inflammatory. Curcumin works on the bile-producing gall bladder, which ultimately rejuvenates and cleanses the liver.

You could just sprinkle some turmeric to plain milk, or smoothies.

2. Ginger

Ginger affects 3 main ways of natural detox. It stimulates digestion, circulation and perspiration.

Ginger contains gingerol and shoga that impacts the gastrointestinal system because of their anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties. These properties also help sustain digestive enzymes, facilitating the entire digestive process.

That's why ginger is mainly used to relieve stomach problems like gas, bloating, diarrhea.

You could just sip on some ginger tea or simply have warm ginger water.

3. Lemon

Lemon signals liver enzymes to convert toxins into urine or bowels. It also aids in producing bile, while also the digestion process to occur smoothly.

The best way to consume lemons is have a glass of warm lemon water early in the morning on an empty stomach.

4. Beet root

Beet root contains a natural blood cleanser called pectin. Beets are loaded with an antioxidant called Betaine which protects and repairs cells in our liver.

Beet root can be consumed as a juice, raw or cooked in salads and even can be added to smoothies.

5. Garlic

Garlic contains flavonoids that produce an antioxidant called glutathione. Glutathione signals the liver to produce enzymes that filter toxins from the digestive system.

Garlic is also loaded with calcium and powerful antioxidants that remove waste from the bloodstream.

You could have garlic in the form of a dip or could be added into any savory dishes.

6. Yogurt

Yogurt is full of probiotics that is good healthy bacteria which are essential for an effective digestion system and boosts the immune system. It also helps keep the urinary tract healthy and ensure no infections.

It is better you make yogurt at home and avoid the packaged and processed ones from the shopping marts.

When to Cleanse

According to Dr. Hyman, here is a list of symptoms that your body needs detoxification.

Why You Need a Cleanse

To Stay Clean,

By Mariyam of The Beautyholic

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