We are all aware, or at least should be, of the ways that the food we consume impacts our organism. Consuming processed, GMO, and other harmful types can cause us troubles, but the healthy varieties can be a source of healing, even with the most difficult diseases. Here are some of those healthy foods that you can use to flush the toxins from your body, as well as alkalize it, and shed pounds:
Honey is famous for its antibacterial and antifungal abilities, and it is widely used for prevention and treatment of various illnesses; ranging from common colds to several types of cancer.
Honey and cinnamon tea:
- Add ½ teaspoon of cinnamon into a cup of boiled water and let steep for 20minutes
- Add a teaspoon of raw organic honey
- Consume the tea every morning half an hour before breakfast
In addition to being an excellent source of healthy fats, avocado has antioxidant properties that are extremely helpful in preventing various types of disorders, and can even prevent cancer. The content of folate in avocado is in charge of promoting heart health and preventing stroke.
Avocado and blueberry detox smoothie
- 1 avocado
- 1 cup of blueberries
- 1 banana
- 1 cucumber
- A handful of spinach
- Coconut water
Combine all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Consume daily.
High Vitamin C and K content found in cabbage, as well as a plethora of other minerals, make it a highly nutritious, yet not-fattening vegetable. Cabbage eliminates potential carcinogens from our organism, in the same manner as any other antioxidant does.
Cabbage detox soup
- ½ head of cabbage (chopped)
- 6 large onions (chopped)
- 2 green peppers (diced)
- 2 cans of tomatoes
- 250g mushrooms (sliced)
- 1 bunch of celery (chopped)
- 3 carrots (sliced)
- 1 pack of dry onion soup mix
- Cayenne pepper, curry powder, or mixed herbs to taste
Sauté the onions in a large pot, in a few tablespoons of oil. Add the peppers, and after a minute add the carrots, cabbage, mushrooms, and celery. Fry for no longer than 10 minutes, then add 12 cups of water and cook on a medium heat until the soup reaches the right consistency.
Lemons might be the perfect produce to use in order to flush your body from toxins, and nourish vitamin depleted cells, due to its high content of Vitamin C and antioxidants. In order to restore your body’s pH levels and alkalize it, as well as lose a few pounds, consume lemon water daily, on an empty stomach:
- 1 glass of warm filtered water
- ½ freshly squeezed lemon
Apart from being an excellent antioxidant, cucumber is also very potent against inflammation. Its high water content makes it ideal for dehydrated cells.
Cucumber detox juice
- 1 cucumber
- 1 lemon
- 3 apples
- 5 stalks of spinach or kale
Just wash the ingredients thoroughly and put all together in a juicer.
Cucumber detox water
- 24oz of ice-cold water
- 3-5 slices of cucumber
- ½ lemon
- Few mint leaves
- Peeled and sliced ginger
Put all the ingredients in water and let soak overnight in a fridge. Consume the water first thing in the morning, on an empty stomach.