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The Detox Diet: Foods to Help You Detox


We just put Halloween to rest, and Thanksgiving is coming up next, followed by weeks and weeks of Christmas cookies and mugs of hot chocolate. In the midst of all the holiday comfort food, though, there is a natural way to detox your diet, even just to counteract all the goodies. It’s also a great list to have on hand for after the holiday season as well. These foods will naturally get you on the road to health and wellness.


  • Avocado 1 of 6
    Avocado
    Avocados and other foods containing Omega-3 Oils lube the intestinal wall, and thereby moving things along.
    Get the recipe for Avocado Ranch Dip via Food for My Family
  • Beets 2 of 6
    Beets
    According to Fit Sugar, beets help drive up the "antioxidant enzymes in the liver, which help the liver and gallbladder eliminate bile and other toxic substances from the body."
    Get the recipe for Roasted Beet and Orange Salad via Family Kitchen
  • Cilantro 3 of 6
    Cilantro
    Studies are showing that cilantro can help eliminate heavy metals from your body.
    Get the recipe for Pan-Seared Salmon with Pumpkin Seed-Cilantro Pesto via The Bon Appétit Test Kitchen
  • Garlic 4 of 6
    Garlic
    Garlic and ginger help stimulate the liver into gear, aiding in removing free radicals from the body.
    Get the recipe for Tomato Garlic Hummus via Family Kitchen
  • Kale 5 of 6
    Kale
    Leafy greens like kale, chard and spinach increase chlorophyll in your digestive tract, which helps move herbicides nad pesticides from the body, as well as detoxifying the liver.
    Get the recipe for Ham, Potato and Kale Soup via Family Kitchen
  • Lemon 6 of 6
    Lemon
    Citrus of all sorts helps aid in detoxification, but you can also pair your citrus with hot green tea to add double the detox power in your diet.
    Get the recipe for Honey Lemon Tea via AllRecipes

Resources:
Pure Inside and Out
Global Healing Center
Fit Sugar

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