You can’t do healthy eating and lifestyle changes first you have to learn about the benefits of a detox.
Mindbodygreen, says that eating unhealthy food, everyday stress and smoking are the basics for build up toxins in your body. A detox helps your body eliminate toxins and can aid in weight loss.
Berkeley Wellness says that our bodies are designed to eliminate toxins on its own.Here we have some recipes to help the process.
1. Cucumber lemon detox water
The antiseptic properties in the lemon and the anti-inflammatory properties in the cucumber are great for detox. Slice the cucumber,one lemon and mint leaves and put it all in water. Leave it overnight and drink it the next day great detox says DIY & Crafts .
2. Detox water with apple and cinnamon
-1 large apple (sliced)
-1pitcher of ice water
This calorie free drink covers your daily goal for water consumption and also increase your energy and slim down the waist. Healthy Food House sais to mix everything with water leave it for a few hours and enjoy drinking it.
3. Fat flush drink
Dr. Oz says that this is one of the best ,it makes your body to:ditch extra toxins, increase energy, provide hydration, and help you lose weight.
Take large pitcher of water, add grapefruit(sliced), one tangerine, one cucumber and 20 peppermint leaves. Leave it for the night and next day drink one glass before each meal .
4. Green tea detox
Many health experts have touted the health benefits of green tea, including antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. This recipe by SkinnyMom combines green tea, lemon, honey, strawberries and cucumbers for a flavorful detox. Brew your tea per the usual, then chill for about five minutes. Add your fruit, cucumber and honey. Enjoy at least once per day for maximum benefits.
5. Stress relieving detox drink
16oz cold water
½ cup ice
½ cup pineapple
1-2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
4-5 medium basil leafs
Take water, ice and apple cider vinegar, add the fruit by smashing and squeezing .Mix everything and leave it to sit for 20 min. Drink and eat the fruits at the end of it.
This drink can :reduce the risk of diabetes, aid in weight loss, soothe tummy troubles and aid in digestion, says Mamavation.
6. Raspberry lime smoothie
Blender Babes and Dr Oz’s recipe:
-1 cup of water,
-1 cup raspberries,
-1/4 cup spinach,
-1 tablespoon of almond butter,
-1 tablespoon of flax seeds,
-2 teaspoons of lemon juice
Mix everything in a blender. This smoothie has a lot of fiber and is low in calories.
7. Fruit infused water
Fruit infused water is great to help people craving soda. Adding fruit to your water makes it tastier and with health benefits. In the chart, we have a combination of fruits for maximum advantage of their healthy vitamins and minerals. Let it sit for a few hours before drinking it.
8. Detox tea
Cinnamon detox tea:
-1cup green tea
Ginger detox tea
-1 cup green tea
Turmeric detox tea
-1/4 tsp turmeric
-1/4 tsp ginger powder
-2 cups water
Green tea contains antioxidants and by using it you aid the cleansing process and fat burning properties in the process. Choose one and drink it with breakfast and at least one other time each day to get its maximum benefits.