Combinations of fruits and vegetables, which are packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber and water, are the best body cleansers and detoxifiers available. Poor dietary habits, especially consuming processed foods over homemade meals, will greatly affect the health of the body.
Poor diets produce a feeling of heaviness, (the so-called ‘rock’ in the stomach), fatigue and lack of energy. The following detox drink will help to relieve these conditions, because it helps with detoxification in the digestive tract and intestines.
Carrots are rich in fiber and beta-carotene, an antioxidant which is converted into vitamin A in the body. This is just a small part of the nutritional composition of this popular orange vegetable that stimulates the digestive system and helps to relieve constipation.
Grapefruit is a very common ingredient in some drinks, and it helps to cleanse the body. This citrus fruit is rich in vitamin C, dissolves fat and turns it into energy.
Cucumbers are high in fiber, which means they produce a feeling of satiety. This vegetable is a natural duiretic, so it is useful if you have trouble with bloating or need to cleanse the body of toxins.
Mint — Boosts and regulates digestion, and also soothes the stomach.
Detox Drink Recipe
- 17 oz /½ liter of water
- 1 grapefruit
- 2 large carrots
- 1 cucumber
- two slices of grated ginger
- 5 mint leaves
Peel the grapefruit, carrot and cucumber and cut them into slices. Blend finely. Add water and ginger, then blend again. Finally, add the mint leaves. Drink this detox beverage twice a day, preferably in the morning and before lunch.