Updated: Aug 7
Detox diet is a practice to spring cleansing our body, It will help you to recharge and rejuvenate your system. To start this practice you dont have to use a vacuum or mop just need to incoperate some healthy eating practices. Introducing uncooked fresh fruits , vegetables , organic milk and milk products, nuts, seeds, sprouts will help to clean your system and give you a younger you to the world around you.
We have a detoxification system which removes the toxins from our body, these toxins are formed from the processed food we eat and also through the environment we are exposed to.
Our body is designed in such a way that it flushes out the toxins from the body by it self . But ind order to do this we have to give a break to our system from the regular processed food we consume and an environment pollution we are around.
Fresh Foods are low in calories and has good contet of nutrients like vitamins , minerals and antioxidants. These fresh foods are high in fiber which will help to eleminate the toxins by managing the bowel movements.
Unhealthy, processed food diet is the major cause of acidity , irregular bowel movement, bloating, lack of concentration, bad breath, nausea, fatigue and headache.
Detoxification of system will make you feel fresh and energetic. The major ingredient in the detoxification our system is Sparkling clear water. Always remember to drink a glass of water every hours when you are awake
Few tips what you can have in Detox Diet:
1. Sprouts Salad
Sprouting is a process where the seeds or grains are allowed to germinate. This naturally increases the nutritious value of the grain. It also increases the digestibility of the same. Sprouts increase the vitamin and mineral content of the grain and decrease the carbohydrate and calorie content. Basically any whole legume or grains can be sprouted. Some sprouts have a change in flavor after sprouting.
2. Avocado Salad.
Avocado is a complete food with lots of nutrients. It is a very versatile fruit as it takes on both sweet and savory taste perfectly. Its got a buttery texture and hence can be used as a healthy substitute for butter with bread. This salad is very refreshing as an evening snack or as a side with roti. For those people under diet this make a wonderful meal all by itself.
3. Tender Coconut smoothie
Tender coconut water a natural, nutrient rich isotonic drink. It is high in electrolytes, chlorides, potassium, and magnesium and has a moderate amount of sugar, sodium and protein. It's also a good source of dietary fiber, manganese, calcium, riboflavin and vitamin C.
4. Beetroot Pomegranate Juice.
Pomegranates and beetroots, both contain plentiful amount of antioxidants and nutrients and they are also rich in vitamin C. This colorful root vegetable contain powerful nutrient compounds that help protect against heart disease, birth defects and certain cancers, especially colon cancer. Beetroot is well known for it blood purifying properties. Due to the rich iron content, it is said to be an indispensable cure for anemia.
5. Tri color Fruit Salad(Orange/ Papaya + Kiwi/ Dragon Fruit/ Berries/Tomato's + Cucumber/ Lichi/ Honey due)
These fruits and vegetables are rich in fiber and loaded with vitamins, minerals and water. It will help you to feel fresh and prevent deficient of the same.
6. Cranberry/ Curds Salad
The possible health benefits of consuming cranberries include lowered risk of urinary tract infections, prevention of certain types of cancer, improved immune function, decreased blood pressure
7. Fresh Fig salads
Figs are high in natural sugars, minerals and soluble fiber. Figs are rich in minerals including potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and copper and are a good source of antioxidant vitamins A, E and K that contribute to health and wellness.
8. Cucumber Juice
Cucumbers contain multiple B vitamins, including vitamin B1, vitamin B5, and vitamin B7 (biotin). B vitamins are known to help ease feelings of anxiety and buffer some of the damaging effects of stress. Cucumbers are rich in two of the most basic elements needed for healthy digestion: water and fiber
9. Fresh Tomato salads
As an excellent source of the strong antioxidant called Lycopene, vitamin C and other antioxidants, tomatoes can help combat the formation of free radicals known to cause cancer.
10. Turmeric Milk Latte
Turmeric is a natural antioxidant and also helps to improve immunity. Added with Milk and Pinch Dry ginger acts as a natural detox