Whether you’ve been holiday-ing too hard or just want to make a positive lifestyle change, detoxing is a simple way to accomplish your goals. Learn simple how-to’s plus 14 ways to detox for beginners, including delicious recipes.
During exercise, sweat carries some impurities out of the body, making it a natural choice for regular detoxification. HIIT workouts are high-intensity routines that will burn fat and flush toxins.
Drink lots of water.
H2O hydrates the body and helps the kidneys flush toxins from the body naturally. It offers the added bonus of acting as an appetite suppressant, so you’re less prone to overeating or unhealthy snack choices.
Boost fiber intake.
Fiber helps the body detox by carrying toxins through the system so they can be eliminated. High fiber food choices include whole grains, beans, edamame, broccoli, spinach, and cauliflower.
Plan detox recipes into your meal plan.
You can do a short-term, focused detox like our 3-Day Soup Detox, but you can also incorporate detoxifying recipes into your regular diet. Choose a few of the delicious recipes below to include on your go-to recipe list.
Spinach is rich in glutathione, a substance that helps the liver function more efficiently.
This smoothie incorporates detox powerhouse kale, which can help kick start the digestive tract to remove pesticides and other environmental toxins.
Cauliflower is a cruciferous veggie that offers high levels of detoxifying antioxidants.
Lentils and kale combine in this detoxifying soup that cleanses the body naturally.
Tasty herb basil offers terpenoids, substances that support kidney function so they’re better able to help the body rid itself of toxins naturally.
Cabbage contains glucosinolates able to help remove cancer-causing substances.
Ginger stimulates digestion to help the liver and colon remove toxins that build up over time.