Top 10 foods that detoxify the body
|By: Lee Dobbins | Jul 18 2013 | 496 words | 987 hits|
Celery, cabbage, carrot not only are foods in our everyday meals but also detoxify the body effectively.
Many studies show that apple is a powerful detoxifying fruit helping clear harmful viruses out of your body. So you are advised to eat an apple per day. This kind of fruit contains pectin, a soluble fiber that is helpful in ridding your body of heavy metal accumulated in foods. It also eliminates intestinal bacteria, bacteria causing cystitis as well as prevent skin and liver problems.
Like apple, beet also contains pectin that is useful in detoxifying the liver. A lot of medical experts advise their patients to eat beet (not juice) so that their bodies can absorb helpful fiber. You can use beet in both sweet and savory dishes.
Eating celery reduces the concentration of uric acid, which is helpful to gout patients. Besides, celery stimulates the thyroid and pituitary and it is a good diuretic drug. There are high amounts of flavonoid and vitamin C in celery that play an important role in preventing oxidation, strengthening the body’s immune system and lowering the risk of flu due to encouraging the synthesis of anti-virus synthesis such as interferon.
Onion is one of the vegetables that have a lot of healing and detoxifying properties. It can also improve the digestive function and it is very helpful for the liver. Combining onion with carrot or celery can release toxins accumulated in the body more effectively.
Cabbage has been used as a drug to treat ulcers because it has anti-inflammatory anti-inflammatory properties. Lactic acid sterilizes the colon while sulforaphane is known as a chemical helping the body fight against toxins.
Garlic contains allicin that eliminates toxins and enhances healthy white blood cells. It also helps the body remove nicotine, clean the respiratory system and purify the blood. In the Eastern medicine, garlic is spicy and hot, so it plays a part in enhancing the blood flow, disinfecting, improving the fat levels in the blood and boosting the body’s immune system.
Artichoke is good for the liver because this kind of food cleans the liver and stimulates it to produce bile. It also contains antioxidants and fibers. Besides, artichoke is helpful for the digestive system, diuretic and eliminates toxins.
Lemon is rich in vitamin C. It helps the body clean the digestive system, purify the blood and eliminate toxins. If you have skin problems such as acne or vesicle, lemon works very well in removing all the toxins causing them. Many people suggest that mixing lemon juice with lukewarm or hot water will not only be helpful for the liver and heart but also prevent kidney stones.
Ginger is very good for the digestive process, preventing flu and cough. Including ginger regularly in your diet not only helps the body eliminate toxins but also minimizes negative impacts from other foods.
Carrot releases impurities from the body and treats respiratory diseases. Moreover, carrot reduces endocrine disorders and regulates the menstrual cycle.
I have been working as a doctor of a general hospital since February 1998. In addition, I am a full time writer and specialize in weight loss related issues. I also write for a number of different websites on the Internet.