Studies have shown that tumeric can improve liver function. Your liver is an important organ for eliminating toxins in the body. This compound increases the liver’s bile production, which helps metabolize fats during digestion and enhances the liver’s detoxification process.
Apples are a wonderful source of nutrients. You get fibre, vitamins, minerals and many beneficial phytochemicals. All of these substances are used in the detox process. One flavonoid, Phlorizidin (phlorizin), is thought to help stimulate bile production which helps with detox as the liver gets rid of some toxins through the bile. Apples are also a good source of the soluble fibre pectin, which can help detox metals and food additives from your body. Eat only organic apples. Non organic apples have a lot of pesticide residues on them.
Who doesn’t love lemon? This wonderful fruit stimulates the release of enzymes and helps convert toxins into a water-soluble form that can be easily eliminated from the body. Drinking lemon water, which is alkaline-forming, first thing in the morning will help to balance out the acidity of foods we’ve consumed.
No detox plan would be complete without some garlic: It’s a powerful antiviral, antiseptic and antibiotic. Ridding your body of these pathogenic microbes can reduce toxins. The vital sulphuric compounds garlic contains makes it great for detoxing.
You can’t beat beets! Beets are full of vitamins B3, B6, C and beta-carotene. They’re also a valuable source of iron, magnesium, zinc and calcium — all necessary to promote detoxing. Beets also support good gallbladder and liver health — organs that are paramount for breaking down and removing toxins. The high amount of fiber in beetroot improves digestion and helps eliminate waste from the body.