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.
Barley water and barley consumption in general can help in treating urinary tract infections, lower cholesterol, maintain satiety, removing toxins from the body maintain healthy cardiovascular system, detoxify the entire body. Will offer a multitude of beneficial substances. It is a B complex vitamin, iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese, selenium, zinc, proteins, amino acids, fiber, and antioxidants. Barley rinse under running water, then leave to soak for at least 4 hours. Strain and add some barley soaked 3-4 parts water, boil and let boil. Cover with a lid and give heat to low, let the beans are cooked until completely. After that, strain again through a fine sieve. You can even pour directly into a glass, barley will be filed. To improve the taste and enjoy the many beneficial properties and data of this drink, add freshly squeezed lemon juice and honey. You can keep beverage refrigerator. Barley remained should not throw it, can use as a thickener in various smoothies and juices, you can even add to soups or stews it in salads texture.