8 Foods That Boost Your Body's Natural Detox Power

By:Meenakshi Chaudhary, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Aug 04, 2014

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Wondering how to boost the natural detox of your body? These foods can help you escape several health related problems that toxins in your body may cause.
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    Detox Yourself

    The natural detox function of the body is your natural cleansing mechanism that saves you from several health problems and complications. The detox system removes unwanted and usually harmful substances and organisms out of the body; however, it may at times need some external support. Here are foods that can boost the natural detoxification process of your body. Image Courtesy: Getty


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    Aloe Vera

    Aloe vera, a natural medicine for several health problems can also help you with the detoxification as it contains substances that have the ability to neutralize toxins, cleanse the colon and stimulate cell regeneration. It also offers amazing healing and soothing properties. Image Courtesy : Getty

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    Cranberry Juice

    Cranberry juice has been used for many years to cure and prevent urinary tract infections. It is a rich source of natural antioxidants that can support and boost the natural process of detoxification. Drink some cranberry juice whenever you need to support the detox function. Image Courtesy : Getty

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    Water Melon

    Water melon is abundant in lycopene, vitamin A, C and fiber. It can help your liver in procesing ammonia which is toxic waste containing nitrogen in it and converts it into urea. Eat water melon for a couple of days to boost your detox process. Image Courtesy : Getty

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    Spirulina Powder

    Spirulina powder is rich in fiber, protein, vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids, nucleic acids, polysaccharides and antioxidants that combat free radicals and boost your immune system. It offers high chlorophyll content and iron bioavailability that boosts the natural detoxification in your body. Image Courtesy : Getty


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    Orange Juice

    Orange juice contains high amount of vitamin C that not only boosts your immune system but also prevents the cells from turning cancerous. It also contains potent anti oxidant and limonoids that help in enhancing the body’s natural detox process. Image Courtesy: Getty

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    Blueberries have anthocyanins, potent antoxidents eliminate toxins. Eat blueberries whenever you feel your natural detox is not working that effectively and may need some support from your food. Image Courtesy: Getty

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    Wheat Grass

    Wheat grass powder is rich in nutrients like vitamins, minerals, fiber, amino acids, enzymes and protein that boost the immune system and support digestion. It also has a high chlorophyll content which is highly alkaline to maintain a healthy pH balance, purify blood and eradicate damaging toxins. Image Courtesy: Getty

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    Lemon Water

    Drinking lemon water without eating any solid food for some days can boost your natural detox system. It contains adequate amount of vitamin C and antioxidant compounds called limonoids that activate the detoxifying enzymes. Image Courtesy: Getty

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