4 Common Detoxifying Foods

It is important to detoxify your body time and again to cleanse the system of impurities. We bring to you the top 4, easily available cleansing foods which will help you feel lighter and fresher within a week of incorporating them in your diet.

Turmeric is known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects on the body. This spice is celebrated for its medicinal properties. The primary purpose of detoxification is to support the organs of elimination like liver, turmeric comes to the rescue. A tablespoon of turmeric a day is enough to clean your insides out.

Apples are packed with fibre, especially pectin which helps in clearing the intestinal tract of accumulated toxins and undigested food particles. It is essential to include foods rich in fibre content to your diet.

Garlic is high in sulphur content which tones the skin and makes your hair shiny and lustrous while boosting up the detoxification process. The liver must neutralise toxins with sulphur until it is excreted in a process called sulfation. To smoothen this process, include more sulphur rich foods like garlic in your diet. Three cloves per meal should be sufficient.

Lemons are known for their ability to aid healthy digestion and elimination of toxins. The high Vitamin C content in lemons makes it ideal in aiding the detoxification process. Even its peels are rich in antioxidants that support detoxification.

-Devashree Goenka