In today’s world we are exposed to pollution and toxins through our environment, food and water. We really need to take good care of ourselves by detoxifying. And it is not necessary that you have to go to spas and high-end parlours and burn a hole in your pocket to detox yourself. There are simple ways also which you can try at home. By detoxification you also make your metabolism more efficient.
Here are some tips for detoxifying your body naturally:
Consume less sugar
Be careful about the amount of sugar you consume on daily basis. Cut your sugar intake as much as possible and it includes artificial sweeteners also. In the long run excessive intake of sugar can lead to diabetes, chronic fatigue, obesity and even make you more vulnerable to cancer. In fact, you can replace white sugar with brown sugar or if possible go for natural versions like date sugar, maple syrup, coconut sugar, honey etc.
Drink lots of water
The best way to start is to drink a glass of water with some lemon juice in it. Lemon plays an important role in hydrating your system and aids digestion which in turn helps in flushing out toxins from your body. You can also add a tablespoon of Apple cider vinegar in a glass of water and drink it. This vinegar has antibiotic and antiseptic properties.
It is important to move your body to keep it fit. Regular exercise increases blood circulation which results in good digestion, lubricated joints, lowers stress level, and makes your body strong. According to science people who exercise regularly have fewer toxins in their body in comparison to those who don’t.
Take herbal tea
Avoid using tea leaves in your tea and switch to herbal tea which consists of herbs. Herbal teas are full of antioxidants which hydrate you and help remove toxins. It also makes you feel full and hence you are less likely to eat the wrong food or overeat.
Include a variety of colourful vegetables and fruits and nuts, seeds, whole grains, legumes, beans in your diet daily. And if they are organic, it is best. These food provide the necessary nutrients to your body to keep it healthy whereas processed food greatly lack in nutrients and are high on calories. In fact, consume more of raw fruits and vegetable as they aid in digestion, improve nutrients absorption and keep you energized.
Keep a check on environmental pollutants
In this industrial age we are surrounded by allergens and pollutants whether we are outside or at home. They are in the air and can cause allergy etc. Doctors say that one should clean nasal passages everyday as it can help in combating the side-effects of pollutants. It also leads to better breathing naturally. It also increases blood flow and improves blood oxygenation which in turn plays a significant role in removing toxins from body.
Health counselors often suggest skin brushing and oil massage aid in exfoliating the toxins from your skin and improves blood circulation.
Remove toxins from your diet
Remove the vegetable oil, sunflower oil, canola oil, peanut oil from your kitchen and start using good oils such as flaxseed oil, hemp oil, extra-virgin olive oil, avocado oil and coconut oil.
So apply these tips in your life for enjoying good health!