Figuring out which foods are the best to clean your body can be difficult. Herbal tea, fresh vegetables and fruits are those products that are known for their detoxifying properties. They contain fiber (for example, green vegetables) or act as diuretics (for example, green tea). They also promote digestion.
Here is a list of products that are considered the best body cleansers:
Artichokes. They contain compounds that have anti-oxidation properties and they are used to treat liver disorders, because they stimulate bile activities. Bile helps your body to digest fats, clears substance that cause inflammation, etc.
Avocados. Avocados are rich in monounsaturated fatty acids and glutathione, a compound which blocks the fat that cause oxidative damage.
Beetroot. It is one of a few vegetables, which contains a plant pigment, that has powerful anti-inflammatory properties. Beetroot stimulates cell regeneration which is important if you want to detoxify your body.
Broccoli. Broccoli is rich in antioxidants. These vegetables reduce the risk of certain types of cancer.
Various other greens increase bile acidity, which makes it easier to connect to the large bile lipid molecules and split them. Bile acid prevents accumulation of cholesterol in the blood.
Dandelion root acts as a diuretic and increases the amount of urine produced.
Dill and fennel are rich in vitamins and anti-inflammatory chemicals. Dill contains chemicals that act as liver antioxidant. Fennel is rich in vitamin C, which has anti-microbial and anti-oxidant properties. Fennel is also rich in fiber, but low in calories which is ideal for the body cleansing.
Green tea has more antioxidants than white, black or Oolong tea, although they all come from the same plant. Green tea also has a dynamic diuretic effect, which helps to reduce bloating and remove unwanted fluids from the body.
Lemons. Just like all citrus fruits, lemons are full of antioxidants and vitamin C.