Here are 40 foods that comply with the DETOX concept.
The first group, green leaves, these foods will help us combat fluid retention, for example, they will purify and detoxify our organs, they are all very rich in vitamins A and C and minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium and iron.
The second group, cabbages, are also high in vitamins and minerals as well as antioxidant and detoxifying properties. Cabbages are rich in water and fiber without forgetting their anti-inflammatory properties.
- BRUSSELS SPROUTS
The following foods are considered in many cultures as medicinal since they have been used since ancient times to treat health problems.All are purifying and detoxify the liver, kidneys or gallbladder.
Vegetables that cannot be missing from your detox diet. I would like to highlight the red or green pepper as it contains twice as much vitamin C as the orange. These foods, in addition to their vitamin intake, are diuretics.
- RED AND GREEN PEPPER
Fruits could not be missing, very important in the detox diet, they are essential for our body, they provide few calories and they are rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals. Many have antioxidant properties, others purifying.
To finish a list of grains and seeds as well as some superfoods that will help you complete your detox diet. We are talking about fiber, omega 3, source of protein, calcium, iron, vitamin.
- CHIA SEEDS
- FLAX SEEDS
- BLACK PEPPER
- WHOLE GRAINS
With this list we have no excuses to start our detox diet, our advice is to always consume vegetables cooked with little water or steamed so that they do not lose their properties, whole fruit is always better than in juice. Replace whole grain rice and pasta with vegetable or whole grain pasta and brown rice.