It’s a new week and we all know how the weekends can be a tad bit indulgent with the Saturday night parties and Sunday brunches. The bottomless sangria can feel a bit overwhelming when the weekend turns to a full-blown week day. So, what do you do?
Here are 7 natural foods to help you detox naturally. And the best part? You don’t have to spend a fortune sourcing them. Unlike the imported avocados and organic kale, these are easily available in any Indian kitchen. And these foods are good for weight loss too.
The peppery leaves are packed with many nutrients vital for the detox system, including several B vitamins, zinc, potassium, vitamin E , vitamin C and antioxidants. Add this wonder ingredient to your salads or bowl of soba noodles. You can even add it to your tea sandwiches.
Lemons are a great source of vitamin C, which helps the body detox and burn fat. Drink a glass of lemon water every morning to alkalise the body and help with digestion.
Dark green leafy vegetables
Though monsoon may not be the best time to get some green leafy vegetables added to your diet, you can take care by washing them well before consuming them. Either eat them raw, lightly sautee them or add to curries.
There’s nothing more refreshing than a bowl of freshly cut fruits. We suggest eating your fruits whole, instead of juices to reap maximum benefits.
The fibre content in beetroot helps increase production of antioxidant enzymes. This helps the liver and gallbladder eliminate bile from the body.
Ginger and garlic
A must-use ingredient in Indian cooking, ginger and garlic will cleanse your liver because they help it get rid of free radicals that are built up in the body.