How to Keep It Healthy: Foods to Support Detoxification

POSTED BY nutritionallyfit | Jan, 14, 2015 |

It’s January and you’re ready for a fresh start. For many the word “detox” comes to mind when thinking about starting a New Year. However, the word “detox” tends to freak us out, because we imagine a diet of nothing but liquids. Good news, you can help your body detox just by eating differently.

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1. Cut down on sugar– Consuming high amounts of sugar contributes to inflammation and puts additional stress on your liver, the primary organ your body relies on to

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2. Drink green juice but keep eating food. Living on juice alone is not a good idea. The body is trying to process toxins but can’t do that without eating food. When you stop eating solids for a while, this means solids are not moving through your digestive tract, which results in no bowel movement. You need to “poop” in order to get ridof toxins.

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3. Stop eating processed foods. Food additives and preservatives put a strain on your liver and intestines, no 7-day cleanse can make up for that. Instead commit to eating whole foods. Organic fresh fruits and vegetables, hormone free meats and poultry and wild fish.

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4. Eat Berries. Berries are filled with antioxidants that will fight off free radicals; they are also high in fiber and are great for warding off junk food cravings.

By implementing these suggestions you’ll be detoxing your body naturally and have more energy.

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