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5 Best Foods to Detox your Body

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  • Detoxifying your body is not a laborious task anymore. Some natural detox foods can help you to cleanse your body and  keeping you fit and healthy. 
  • How  including these natural detox foods in your meal will help you to detox your body

In today’s time when people are having hectic work schedules and day long shifts, it’s somehow becomes difficult to take good care of your body and lifestyle. In order to maintain a healthy lifestyle and toned body it is important to detoxify it and that too in a natural way.

Here are 5 easily available natural detox foods:

  1. Lemon

Lemon is a citrus fruit which helps in flushing out toxins from the body and improves the functioning of digestive system. Lemon juice helps in cleansing liver and kidneys and helps in their proper functioning. To increase detoxification in your body, start your day with a glass of warm lemon water, adding honey to it can be beneficial to lose weight. Also , Lemon is the most easily natural detox foods.

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  1. Garlic

Garlic is one of the best detox food available for your body. It stimulates the liver into producing detoxification enzymes and reduces the cholesterol level without any external medications. Garlic also helps in reducing blood pressure and is used to treat serious health issues like fatigue and parasites. Use of garlic pieces in almost every dish you cook at home will help you in having a detox diet.

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  1. Beets

Consumption of this red vegetable ( Beet)  will help you detox your body and will make you feel active than before. It is a good blood and liver purifier and is a rich source of Magnesium, nitrates and Vitamin A. There is no need to worry if its intake turns your urine red or pink, as it is considered to be as the part of detoxification.

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Beets
  1. Green Tea

Green tea is made up of antioxidants and catechins which rehydrates and cleanses toxins from your body. Drinking 3-4 cups of green tea daily will make you feel energized and active whole day. Its regular intake improves liver function and helps in weight reduction.

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  1. Broccoli

The cruciferous vegetable is helpful in detoxifying your body as it rich in antioxidants and contains unique chemical called sulforaphane which helps to fight off malignant cells in the body. It is a powerful source of nutrients and turns toxins into the material which can be easily eliminated from the body. If you are bored with the regular taste of broccoli, try making it in new ways as it is highly recommended detox food and can benefit you in many ways.

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Embark On Crash Weight-Reduction Plan Wisely

A slow and steady weight loss plan is always a good idea, but losing weight too fast means putting your health at a risk which can lead to severe issues. So, be wise about undertaking excessive exercising or going for a crash diet.

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A slow and steady weight loss plan is always a good idea, but losing weight too fast means putting your health at a risk which can lead to severe issues. So, be wise about undertaking excessive exercising or going for a crash diet.

Pooja Chaudhary, wellness consultant, Healthians, an online diagnostic center that offers at-home services, lists down the common factors to take care of during a weight loss regime:

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* Losing weight around 0.45 kg-0.9 kg per week is a safe bet. But losing more than that can be considered as rapid weight loss which can have an impact on the health.

* At the start of exercise plan or diet plan, people witness a sudden weight loss of 2-3 kg. This is actually the water weight.

*Angeli Misra, Co-founder of Lifeline Laboratory, lists down a few side effects of losing weight too fast:

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* It could damage your liver: Alcohol is not the only factor that puts you at a risk of developing a fatty liver. Sometimes following a surgery to reduce weight can also affect your liver.

* Loose skin: Rapid weight loss leads to loose skin as skin loses elasticity.

* It may slow down your metabolism: Excess of everything is bad. Excessive exercises and crash dieting can slow down your metabolism as you easily and soon get tired. Due to that your body works slow and you feel a sense of fatigue.

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* Other side effects: Losing weight fast by doing excessive exercise, swimming and crash diet may be linked to several other side effects like hunger, fatigue, irritability, muscle cramps, dizziness, constipation or diarrhea. (IANS)