Scientists are increasingly discovering the curative properties of some foods, which encourages us to think about what we eat, what should we eat, what shouldn’t and what does well to our bodies.
Everything you wanted to know about detoxing
If you’re thinking about full body detox, you must be aware of the pros and cons. It’s important if you suffer from any illness or taking any drugs, before detoxification advice with doctor.
For whom it is good?
Detoxification is great for people whose diets contain little essential nutritional substances necessary for proper operation and development of the body. Vitamins, minerals, fibers, probiotics and antioxidants should be part of everyone’s diet and detoxification will increase the intake of these substances.
Look for an advice of nutritionists who will help in determining what your body needs and which foods you need to eat more often.
For whom it is not?
Experts point out that full body cleanse is not good for anyone, and to advice with their physician or nutritionist:
- Younger than 18 years
- Pregnant and lactating women
- People suffering from diseases of the digestive system, such as Crohn’s disease or gastritis
- People suffering from autoimmune diseases such as lupus or arthritis
- All people who suffer from serious medical conditions that were not previously listed.
What foods to eat?
Your diet should be balanced and contain an intact grains, bread and pasta than of whole grains, vitamin B, fiber and minerals, probiotics, dairy products enriched with calcium and protein.
Fresh fruits, especially citrus fruits such as lemon, orange or grapefruit. If you’re taking any drugs, consult your doctor about eating grapefruit and grapefruit juice because it can reduce the effects of some drugs.
Cruciferous vegetables, including broccoli, kale, cabbage and cake. An excellent source of vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants, which reduce the risk of cancer.
Salmon which is rich in unsaturated fatty acids, proteins and omega 3 fatty acids, which protect the health of the heart and blood system.
Water and natural juices, which can speed up the digestion and hydrate your body.
When is the best time to detox?
You can do detoxification several times a year. It would be ideal to use foods, which you use during detoxification, to include in your daily diet.
What are the benefits of detox?
You will increase the energy levels and reduce the risk of occurrence of serious health problems. When you’re healthy and confident in your body, it is reflected in every aspect of life.
You will feel better, more productive and easier to accept challenges.