Nine days of Dassara ,days of fun,food and frolic are over but now is the time to detoxify your gut and get refreshed for Diwali.Let me tell you how and why!
After those fine evening snack and dining sessions with friends and family,tiresome shopping,late night gossips and early mornings now is the time to give thought to the tremendous build up of toxins in your body.
The junk that we gorge and the random lifestyle that we lead during the festival often takes a toll in our system.Most of us tend to neglect it and realize it only after we are left fatigued and ailing. Detoxing refreshes not only your body but also your mind and emotions.Detoxing is like giving yourself a Diwali gift of a better body and clearer mind.
It is about eating the right thing at the right time and setting your body clock to normal!
Here are ten detox foods that rejuvenate your body and refreshes your mind.
GET FRUITY AND WASH OUT TOXINS!
High in anti-oxidants,vitamins,fiber and nutrients fruits are easy to digest and the high water content in fruits washes out toxins in your body.So the best bet is to add different kinds of fruits in your diet like water melon,apples,pomegranates,grapes etc and revive your body and mind.
GO GREEN AND BOOST YOUR ENERGY LEVELS
GO green ,pick up any type of leaf like greens,spinach,cucumber,cauli-flower or any other leafy greens.The chlorophyll content in the leaves gets rid of harmful environment toxins like heavy metals,herbicides,pesticides and cleaning products.They also help the liver in detoxifiation.
KICK START YOUR DIGESTION WITH LEMONS & ORANGES
Oranges and lemon kick starts your digestive tract with the natural enzymes present in them.Lemons juice aids the liver in digestion and in the cleansing process.Vitamin C is one of the best detoxifying agents as it transforms toxins into digestive material.Go ahead, start each day with a glass of luke warm water and squeze half a lemon in it to increase detoxifiation.Soon you will find your body glow with freshness.
GREEN TEA SPECIAL
Apart from the anti-oxidants it contains, the presence of catechins make it special.Catechins a unique antioxidant increases liver function.So if you are a tea addict replace your sugary cup with this superb herbal drink and enjoy great health.A great tonic for the skin too.
NOW, LET'S WAIT FOR PART TWO!