Every organ in our body has a key role, but the liver is definitely the master of detoxification. It is the second largest of our organs, after the skin, and has the difficult role of filtering the bloodstream and metabolizing the toxins, food additives, excess hormones, and environmental poisons found in blood.
Lately I developed an obsession with infused water, and I tend to experiment with all sorts of fresh ingredients, from kale and parsley to carrots and beetroot. Sometimes the taste is good, sometimes not so much. Sometimes the infused water gives me tons of energy, other times just a little.
Every time I feel like doing a quick detox, I go to the farmers’ market, pick up every piece of fresh greens I find, and quickly come home and make a huge salad. Green leafy vegetables, and especially the ones from the famous cruciferous family (kale, cabbage, broccoli, Brussels sprouts) have exceptional detoxifying properties, and…
Every time I get the chance, I try to start my day with a smoothie bowl. It’s not only lovely looking and beautifully-colored, but also loaded with more nutrients than a normal smoothie.
The right detox drinks will add to your detox plan and help you avoid all of the unhealthy beverage options out there. Filled with healing fruits, vegetables, and other cleansing ingredients these drinks support the body’s core detoxing systems.
Detoxing with green tea is a great idea, but you have to do it right or it could start working against you. Here are some tips for drinking green tea each day, as well as three delicious recipes that use green tea as a base to build from.
Enjoy my glowing skin detox salad for an all-natural way to beautify the skin by giving it the nutrients it needs to look its best. It’s a delicious way to get compliments on just how great your skin looks.
Sometimes a glass just isn’t the right container for a smoothie, which is the case for my green apple and spirulina detox smoothie bowl. All the goodness of a smoothie plus some extra add-ins to help your detox even more.
Who said detoxing has to be boring? With these beet and berry detox popsicles you’ll feel like a kid again while providing healing antioxidants to your body.
Ever have one of those crazy days where you don’t know where you’ll squeeze in a workout? These energizing raw quinoa bars can be just the motivation needed to get you into the gym, even for just a quick session.