Golden Detox Drink
Turmeric is not only a metabolism boosting spice, it also contains detoxifying power, helping the liver break down toxic chemicals. Ginger also adds cleansing qualities, and organic lemon juice with cayenne pepper is reminiscent of the detox lemonade diet. The overall effect is you’re getting a powerful blend of spices with just enough sweetness added to make it taste good and keep you drinking it. The boiling makes sure that all of the ingredients get equally dispersed.
Whole Food Spicy Green “Juice”
If you don’t like to eat spinach, but know you should because of all of its impressive health benefits, this is a pretty good compromise. You’re using a copious amount of it, and adding in other ingredients like cucumbers and ginger to make sure that you get a well-rounded experience. The spice comes from the ginger, so if you’re not a fan, you can take it out but then you’re missing out on its cleansing effect. Overall this is a refreshing beverage that you can use to detox, or just as a pick-me-up when you need it.
Mango Ginger Lemonade
Ginger is a great healing food, so anytime you feel that your body needs to calm itself down, you can turn to it for support. It helps the other foods around it get more properly absorbed by the body. That’s why you’ll see it several times in this list. It amplifies all of the health benefits from the other superfoods. Here’s they’ve mixed it with mango, not just for the amazing flavor, but for the alkalizing effect it has on the body. If you’ve been eating a lot of acidic foods it’s high time to introduce more alkaline selections.
Spring Cleaning Detox
If you haven’t discovered flax seeds, here’s a good place to start. They provide omega-3s to help fight inflammation, and can help regulate your digestion so you’re able to be more regular, which is a huge boon to your detoxification plan. Apples, carrots, and ginger root lend a hand to make this a pretty potent cocktail as far as cleaning you out and giving you some nice nutrients to replace the harmful substances you’ll hopefully be getting rid of.
Honey Drink with Ginger and Lemon – This is great because it only makes one serving, so if you’re in a rush and flying solo you can whip this up for a nice hot drink that will help clean your digestive tract and prepare it for the day ahead. The honey, ginger, and lemon juice all work together in harmony with their wholesome properties, making this a drink that you can have whenever you are on a detox kick, or when you’re trying to follow a specific plan to help take care of the toxins in the body.
This is going to be a big boom of citrusy flavor, but that’s not all it contains. A banana is in there to insure that you’re getting potassium into the body, as well as fiber to keep things moving. Your two basic detoxifying organs are the liver and the colon and this seems to appeal to both of them at the same time. Lemons, limes, oranges, and tangerines all mix together to give you all the Vitamin C you could ask for, and to bombard your body with antioxidants as well.
This cocktail incorporates the use of kombucha, which if you haven’t been exposed to this beverage might be a little off putting at first. But it’s supposed to provide your body with good bacteria that can aid in your digestion. When you improve your digestion you automatically help your body eliminate toxins, because you’re improving one of its routes of elimination. Honey is a great addition for sweetness, and there’s also yogurt that will add even more probiotics.
Lemon Ginger Detox Drink
Why make things complicated? It doesn’t take a lot of bells and whistles to help the body detox. This one lists its ingredients right in the title, it simply combines lemon and ginger with water so your stomach can get ready for the food you’ll eat that day. This is a great drink to enjoy in the morning when you first wake up, about 30 minutes before you eat breakfast. It’s a great idea to do a regular cleansing of the body instead of simply bombarding it with processed foods and letting toxins accumulate. You can decide what sort of program is right for you, as there are many different detox plans available. Some people detox over a long weekend, some for two weeks or longer. It’s up to you to determine what your body needs and what you’re willing to attempt. Good luck!
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