10 Foods That Naturally Cleanse The Body


Cleansing the body means supporting it with real, whole foods that keep you clean from the inside out. Whether you are on a cleanse or not, incorporating these 10 foods into your diet will be sure to make you feel great! Check out this post about some of the signs that your body may need a cleanse.


  1. Flax Seeds

  2. Lemons

  3. Pineapples

  4. Turmeric

  5. Watermelon

  6. Asparagus

  7. Basil

  8. Avocado

  9. Celery

  10. Beets


Let's explore their cleanse benefits!


1. Flax Seeds


This powerful little seed, when ground up, is an excellent source of fiber. Fiber helps bind to toxins in our intestines and flushes them out of the body for good. Flax seeds also help suppress appetite, aid in weight loss, and help increase your mood with the help of the brain healthy Omega-3's.


How To Add Them

Put ground flax seeds in your oatmeal, in a smoothie or even on top of a salad!



2. Lemons

Citrus fruit, especially lemons help convert toxins in the body into water-soluble forms so they can be flushed out through sweat and urine. The citric acid will help boost the metabolism, as well as the Vitamin C will help digestion and make your skin glow.


How To Add Them

Drink lemon water, or make a salad dressing with healthy-cold pressed oil and lemon juice.



3. Pineapples


Pineapples contain an enzyme called bromelain, a powerful digestive enzyme to help cleanse the colon. Pineapples are also loaded with vitamins and minerals, especially Vitamin C to support immune health.


How To Add Them

Toss them into a salad, grill up slices as a sweet treat, or top oatmeal or yogurt!


4. Turmeric


This popular spice has been around since ancient times. The active ingredient curcumin helps support the liver and digestive discomfort. Curcumin is also thought to help suppress the growth of fat tissues in the body.


How To Add Them

Make a yummy soothing golden milk tea or it also makes a great addition to savory foods like chilis and soups.



5. Watermelon



Watermelon is packed with nutrients that help support a healthy body. Arginine helps support healthy blood flow. Lycopene helps reduce inflammation. The high water content of watermelon also helps flush toxins out of the body through urine.


How To Add Them

Snack on some watermelon cubes, or make a watermelon slushy by blending up the meat of the watermelon with some ice.



6. Asparagus


Asparagus contains high amounts of the antioxidant glutathione, which is well known for its detoxing properties. Asparagus is also a natural diuretic which helps cleanse the liver. Asparagus is also a great source of fiber to help trap and expel toxins from the intestines.


How To Add Them

Roast them at 400 Degrees for 20 minutes with some olive oil. When they are done cooking top with sea salt and lemon juice for a yummy side dish.



7. Basil

This fragrant herb helps clean chemicals from the blood and also helps with metabolic breakdown. Basil is high in Vitamin K, which helps prevent blood clotting.


How To Add Them

Thinly slice and top your salads, or blend up some pesto to toss with spaghetti squash pasta or brush onto chicken.


8. Avocado

Avocados are loaded with antioxidants and glutathione which helps detox the liver and may block many carcinogens. Avocados are also a healthy source of fat.


How To Add Them

Avocado toast , guacamole or dish them up and throw them on a salad.



9. Celery

Celery assists the body in balancing pH levels and reducing acidity in the body. Its abundant levels of antioxidants and enzymes can help support liver health and reduce inflammation. Celery also helps boost digestion and reduces bloating.


How To Add Them

The classic dip them in peanut butter snack, or diced up in your favorite chicken noodle soup.



10. Beets

This superfood contains minerals and phytochemical that purify blood and cleanse the liver. Beets even help lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation, boost stamina and support detoxification.


How To Add Them

Roast them up and put them on a salad or pickle them for additional probiotic benefits.


Cleansing is not a time to deprive yourself of nutrients. Cleansing actually requires more nutrients to help support detoxification. Adding a variety of fruits and vegetables into your cleanse program including many from this list, will sure to have a profound effect on your cleanse results.




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Disclaimer:

The information in this presentation is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional, and is not intended as medical advice. It is intended as a sharing of knowledge and information from the research and experience of Milan Lekay, milanlekay.com 2019

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