At home, in the office, in the street, we are always exposed to the toxins that surround us. These harmful substances can cause serious damage in the body when they settle in. They increase the risk of disease and promote weight gain. Knowing that it is difficult to avoid them, it is important to follow detox cures from time to time in order to purify the body and give it a boost.
Accumulated in the body sustainably, toxins can affect its proper functioning and lead to several health problems including digestive disorders, kidney problems or a loaded liver, dull complexion, fatigue, irritability and also increase the risk of cancer.
Toxins can have two different origins: outdoors through taking medications, consuming alcohol and tobacco as well as improper diet, and inner via the waste that the body makes itself. Normally the body has specific mechanisms to get rid of toxins, but sometimes it fails to eliminate everything, so accumulation is important. Hence the interest of making detox cures from time to time.
For this, it is important to target the major organs namely the kidneys, the lungs, the intestines and the liver. The latter play an important role in purifying the body and eliminating waste (especially the intestines).
To help you evacuate toxins in order to preserve your health, maintain a healthy body and infuse it with a new dose of energy while promoting weight loss, here is a purifying natural drink:
- 1 cup tomato juice
- Juice of ½ lemon
- 2 sprigs of celery
- 2 tablespoons grated ginger
Place tomato and lemon juice and ginger in a blender and mix. Serve in a large glass and add the celery stalks, which you must consume afterwards.
Drink this drink twice a day for a week.
Benefits of Ingredients:
Tomato juice :
The tomato, we adore it in all its forms. This fruit has nothing more to prove at the gastronomic or nutritional level, because besides being succulent in all the preparations, it brings to the body a variety of nutrients necessary for its proper functioning. But not that, the tomato also has several therapeutic properties.
Indeed, the tomato is endowed with powers antioxidant. Consumed, it acts as a powerful purifying and eliminates the toxins responsible for the feeling of fatigue and many other diseases.
This ingredient is also a powerful diuretic that helps to drain liquids. Finally, low calorie, tomato can be consumed without moderation and represents a food of choice for people who want to lose weight.
The lemon :
Good for skin and hair, lemon is also excellent for health. Rich in vitamin C, this citrus helps boost the immune defenses and metabolism which helps to better burn fat.
Lemon is also the king of detox! Containing large quantities of antioxidants, it can fight the effects of free radicals and prevent several diseases. This ingredient also helps to drain the kidneys thanks to its detoxifying properties. Not to mention its diuretic action, excellent for getting rid of toxins.
Caution, lemon is not recommended in case of stomach ulcer and bile and kidney disorders.
Ideal to relieve nausea and vomiting and facilitate digestion, ginger is a super aliment.
This ingredient with many medicinal properties also has slimming and detoxifying properties. Indeed, thanks to the action of thermo genesis that it activates, the ginger allows to draw in the reserves of fat and to lose weight. This spice is also known for its diuretic power that promotes the elimination of liquids and toxins.
Celery is rich in vitamins, minerals and trace elements necessary for the proper functioning of the body. Low in calories and having a high fiber content with strong satiating power, this food is ideal as part of a weight loss program as well as for detox.
Indeed, it is diuretic and helps the body to evacuate excess liquids, eliminate toxins and combat water retention.