Best Natural Superfoods to DetoxBy Prachi Priya - Feb 03 , 2018
Detoxification is very necessary for our body because harmful toxins lead to many health problems. The first symptoms of having a high level of toxins in the body are having inhaling & exhaling issues, itchy skin, fatigue, headaches etc. But, there are some foods which can easily accelerate the process of detoxification and that is why they are also known as superfoods. Here, we are the list of some of them:-
Beetroot is a source of iron & folate. It contains vitamins B3, B6, and C, nitrates, magnesium etc. Because of its nutrients, it promotes optimal detoxification. Apart from this, it ensures the removal of toxins from the body, unlike other chemicals. Beetroots also help in stabilizing blood’s pH, protecting the liver, and improving the digestive system.
Wheatgrass has many nutrients including chlorophyll, vitamins, minerals, and much more. It has around 70% chlorophyll which increases the oxygen level in the blood and that’s why it is used for detoxification. Other attention-grabbing points of wheatgrass are that it purifies the blood, enhances the immunity, and tackles liver-related issues.
Green Tea is high in antioxidants and is used for detoxification. The most powerful antioxidant compound in green tea is ‘Catechins’ which are also known as epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG). Even, it improves the functioning of the liver, reduces the risk of cancer, helps in losing fat, and much more.
Lemon is full of vitamins and antioxidants. These help in flushing out harmful toxins from the body. Apart from its detoxifying abilities lemon promotes hydration, improves skin quality, tackles digestion problems, and prevents kidney stones.
Avocado is full of antioxidants and that’s why it can remove harmful toxins from the body. It contains a nutrient named ‘Glutathione’ which helps the liver to cleanse. Avocado is also rich in vitamin K which ensures the protection of liver. It is known to help in the regulation of blood sugar and reduce inflammation.
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