Natural Detox Diets For Long Term Health
With so many chemicals in everything we eat, it’s pretty difficult to keep all the junk out of our system and only eat the healthy stuff. The good news is that even after eating unhealthy foods, many toxins remain in our bodies for a while, but it is always possible to get rid of them. For clearer skin, more energy, and better overall health, detox diets are becoming increasingly popular. The idea is that these diets flush the system specifically, the liver, kidneys, and colon, of toxins ingested through a normal diet. Most detox diets typically last anywhere from a week to a month, but for overall improved health, these diets can provide some great lifestyle advice for everyone, even those who aren’t committing to a full detox diet. Given the amount of chemicals in fast food, junk food, and even foods and drinks that may appear healthy, such as milk, toxins should be systematically flushed from the body from time to time.
The simplest but most effective way to detox is by drinking lots of water. Water flushes and cleanses the body of any garbage in it. A good way to test for proper hydration is to note the color of your urine. Clear urine means you’re staying hydrated, but yellower urine means you should be drinking more water. A great way to stay hydrated is to carry a water bottle and sip from it when you’re thirsty, rather than opting for unhealthy beverages. Even drinks that appear natural, like apple juice, can contain preservatives and artificial sugars, so it’s best to stick to water while detoxing. Drinking tea, especially green tea, also has many detox benefits.
Next there is the consumption of fruits, vegetables and natural grains. These nutrients are easily processed by the body and most detox diets involve high consumption of these elements. Red meat, dairy and fatty foods should be avoided during the detox phase. Fish, chicken and nuts can be consumed for protein during the diet. Green vegetables, lentils, and brown rice are also great options. Smoking, drugs and alcohol consumption in particular should be avoided during detox as these things are considered toxins.
Although diet itself is key, exercise is also a very important part of a detox program. When you exercise, your body sweats out certain toxins that it might not otherwise get rid of. The increased body temperature during exercise also helps detoxify the body. Exercising for at least half an hour three times a week is enough to detoxify the body, but more exercise is always good. The exercise itself doesn’t have to be strenuous; Anything that increases heart rate and body temperature will do the job.
There are also several cheaper options for detox, such as B. Detox drinks and “internal body cleansers,” but the tips above work just as well, if not better. The idea of the diet is simply to keep out additional toxins while flushing the body of whatever harmful is already present in it. When detox diets are practiced regularly, the dieter will experience more energy, long-term health benefits, and clearer skin.
Thanks to Joel Gray