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A better body feeling is not only a result of losing some pounds of body fat. Don’t forget the cleaning effect of a healthy food choices. Your body sometimes simply needs a detox. Your body works as a sensitive and interactive system. Always consider the fitness essentials to heal and detoxify your body. Like that you create not only a better body feeling, but also an overall more healthy lifestyle.
Quick and easy: why ist detoxing your body important?
The human body accumulates toxins from a number of sources, such as food and environment. During the average consumation of food with fat and refined sugar (not to mention alcohol) rises exponentially.
Parts of the consumed goods, such as food additives, are stored in the body. This interferes with your metabolism and hinders it from running at its best. Detoxifying your body means to replace foods and drinks loaded with fat, refined sugar, caffeine and other substances with alternatives that promote and support the cleansing process.
Three easy aspects will help you to make the right food choice in the store (besides the usual question: does this product even look like food 😉 Healing your body starts with eating more natural, raw and colourful food, because this kind of fresh food contains all the nurients and vitamins your body needs.
Fresh and organic foods
By `fresh foods`I mean any food within its natural form. There are several stops to make in any store:
– the fruit and vegetable corner
– the shelf with nuts and seeds
– the shelf or freezer with herbs
Organically grown foods contain on average more healthy and less synthetic substances than foods from non-organic farming.
By eating raw you supply your body with nutrients and fibres in their natural form which energizes your body much better. Additonally, it helps you getting satisfied by filling up the stomach and forcing you to chew more. It prevents food cravings and supports you to avoid any food relict from Christmas time.
By making your food choice additionally colourful, you supply your body with plenty of the most important nutrients. It also makes much more fun to eat a colourful salad than just the `green stuff`.
Some of the most important detox foods and sample detox effects in brief
Helps regulating cholesterol and blood sugar level. Cleans the body from toxins and supports the liver.
Fruits and raw vegetables
Fruits and vegetables are high in antioxidants, nutrients, fiber, important vitamins and mostly contain a high amount of liquid which helps washing out toxins. Especially lemon juice, e.g. mixed with a glass of water, supports the liver in its cleansing processes. Vitamin C is one of the best detox vitamins, as it transforms toxins into digestible material.
Contains lots of antioxidants, washes toxins out of the system and supports liver function.
Supports liver function.
Seeds and Nuts
High in fiber and several minerals and support the detoxing process.
Helps lubricate the intestinal walls, allowing the toxins to be absorbed by the oil and getting eliminated by the body.