Health begins with a clean body without toxins, say experts in nutrition and naturopathy. A poorly functioning body which warns us through various signals that it exceeded the accumulated toxins and that should help him following a detox diet. The human body has natural mechanisms of detoxification: colon, lungs, liver, kidneys and skin, but they are outweighed by the amount of toxins.
Toxins come from: toxic foods full of E numbers; fruits and vegetables with pesticides; meat with hormones; drugs; recreational drugs: tobacco, coffee, alcohol; tap water; cosmetics.
Foods that help detoxify the body: fruit or vegetable juices; vegetable soups; boiled vegetables: broccoli, spinach, cauliflower or carrots; cereals; legumes; brown rice; cow cheese; bio yogurt; fish; chicken.
During detox diet is necessary to drink plenty of mineral water or filtered water to help the body to dissolve and eliminate toxins through the kidneys and sweat glands. As a general rule, it is recommended consumption of 2-3 liters of water a day and plenty of exercise to stimulate perspiration. What should be avoided detox diet effect is due not only food they contain, but also those they exclude. It is advised not to use kitchen salt, caffeine, additives, artificial sweeteners, alcohol and sugar, all representing potential toxins that can affect the body’s functioning.