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Detox for a Healthy Digestive System!

detox for a healthy digestive system
HWC Team
April29/ 2016

Detoxing, the process of flushing out the toxins out of the body can indeed benefit your body overall but it specifically helps improving your digestive system. It is important for you to start a detox routine if you are not doing so and switch to foods which provide natural detox.

Keep in mind that you should not detox for more than 10 days at a stretch as your body needs different range of nutrients but make sure you carry out detox once in two months minimum. The following foods can help you detox your body in the most safe and natural way.

Fibrous Fruits and Vegetables

These are the most effective foods when it comes to the flushing out toxins from the digestive system. Fiber is known to effectively clean out the digestive system but in addition to this, fibers also slow down your appetite and hence, you fall less hungry than usual. With this, you get long breaks from consuming the high calorie and high fat foods which in return help your digestive system recover and function normally again. The best foods for this are avocado, tomato, guava, berries, spinach, broccoli, radish and cauliflower.

Spices and Herbs

You can use herbs like green tea in your daily tea intake in order to stimulate the procedure of detoxing. Spices like ginger have effective anti-inflammatory properties. Ginger boosts immunity and helps the mind cope up with stress. Mint herb would soothe your digestive system. Turmeric cleanses your liver and digestive system by flushing out the harmful toxins out of your body and boosts immunity like nothing else. Mixing a teaspoon of turmeric with a glass of milk and consuming it every day would be a golden drink for detox.

Fermented Foods

The fermented foods are very healthy for our body as they are filled with health promoting bacteria. Including fermented foods in your diet will help you maintain a perfect balance between healthy bacteria and killing of the harmful ones. Fermented foods will help stimulating the digestion process and can help digesting heavy foods which you otherwise find difficult, and flush out the toxins easily. Fermented food options include yogurt, Kombucha, Kimchi, pickled vegetables and Idli or Dosas.

Coconut Water

Consumption of coconut water is one of the easiest ways to detox your body. It is especially helpful to clean up your digestive system. You can consume one coconut’s water every day and you will start feeling the difference in a week itself. It is an effective way to flush out the toxins out of your body.

Drink a Lot of Water

It is very important to have adequate water content in your body in order to keep detoxing regularly. The more water in the body, lesser would be the place for toxins to stay. Water helps flushing out the toxins out of your body easily and that is why, at least three liters of water is essential for an adult every day.

HWC Team

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