Detoxification generally means removing toxic substances from human body which is usually carried out by liver. There are various types of detoxification like Alcohol, drug and metabolic. Timely detoxification of body is important to maintain the overall health. But how to know when our body needs a Detox. The following are the signs your body needs a Detox.
- Not losing weight
You are not going to shed weight if you are just sitting all day. If you still not lose a single kg even if you are maintaining healthy eating habits along with proper work schedule then the toxins in your body could be one of the major causes.
- Smelly Body
Smelly body or excessive bad odour of excreta is a big sign that your body is filled full of toxins. Your lover is trying its best to get rid of the toxins but it failed and you need to detox your body to ensure smooth functioning.
- Regular headaches
Your body is an immediate need of Detox if you are experiencing regular headache. The added preservatives, food color and other MSG products could be the real reason behind frequent headaches.
Now that we know some major signs that our body needs detoxification. Let’s have a look at the list of super foods that help cleanse our body.
Lemon is a perfect package of vitamins and antioxidants. It is a powerful detoxifying super food. It also acts as a natural energizer that helps in fighting symptoms of toxic build up in body and also helps the digestive system to eliminate waste from the body.
- Green Tea
Green tea has a very high antioxidant value and it is very useful detoxifying ingredient. Green tea keeps the body organs healthy and hydrated and flushes out the toxins. Drink 2 to 3 cups of green tea or iced tea daily for a week and avoid consuming beverages like soda, coffee and alcoholic drinks during this period.
This is one of the best detoxifying herbs. The essential compounds present in ginger help to promote detoxification by gearing up the movement of food through the intestines. Ginger is very helpful for liver especially for the ones who consume too much alcohol. One of the best detoxifying ideas is to have a flavorful ginger tea.
Along with list of super foods, I have got some super effortless recipes to make Detox water to lose weight which are simply worth trying.
- Lemon Strawberry Chia Detox
Chia seeds contain fibre which helps in losing weight. It helps to keep your tummy full and levels blood sugar. All you need to you is take a jar, add some chia seeds, a few strawberry slices and a dash of lemon. And your Detox water is ready to be gulped. The chia seeds are extremely helpful to fill in your stomach and make you feel less hungry.
- Pomegranate Strawberry Mint Detox
Pomegranate has antioxidant which has cancer fighting properties. Add few mint leaves, Pomegranate seeds and strawberries in a glass and mix it properly. Your sweet and tangy Detox water is ready. Mint helps to get rid of indigestion, pimple problems and nausea.
- Orange Lemon Mint Detox
Orange and lemon are citrus fruits and this is going to be citrusy. A sweet and tangy taste of orange and a dash of lemon is a perfect combination to be consumed. And to add on, you can use some fresh mint leaves which will give it a minty flavor to this Detox water. Orange helps in reducing risks of livers cancer and also helps to lower cholesterol.