Detoxification or detox is one of the popular buzzwords in the health circles now. For the unversed, during the same one can follow a special diet and some simple techniques to get rid of toxins from the body, thereby promoting and improving overall health.
Detoxification or detox is one of the popular buzzwords in the health circles now. For the unversed, during the same one can follow a special diet and some simple techniques to get rid of toxins from the body, thereby promoting and improving overall health. Did you know detox also leads to weight loss? Yes, you read it right! Also, one can simply bring changes in the body to enhance the natural detox system of our body.
If you are experiencing fatigue, headaches, joint pains, skin irritation, unusual weight gain and poor health then the same are the telling signs that you need a detox. When you go on detox mode, the same will also cleanse organs such as your skin, lungs, liver, kidneys, and bowels among others.
One of the best ways to rejuvenate your body is including natural food items such as veggies and fruits over packaged ones. Today we have compiled a list of 4 healthy and yummy recipes of detox drinks and smoothies which you can make in a jiffy. The recipes which are by celebrity chef Ranveer Brar will make you feel light and help you to melt away excess fats and flush out toxins from the body.
Fig and Banana Smoothie
- 5-6 Figs
- 1 Banana
- 1 tbsp Honey
- ½ tsp vanilla essence (optional)
- ½ cup Yoghurt
- 4-5 Ice cubes
- 1 Fig, for garnish
Remove the pulp from the fig and put it in a mixer jar. Add in banana pieces, honey, yogurt and ice cubes. Give it a nice blend. Pour it in a tall glass and garnish with a fig slice and serve chill.
Speaking of figs, the same is great for human bodies because of their antioxidant elements. For the unversed, oxidation can lead to a lot of health issues and figs can help to reduce the same. On the other hand, Banana has many nutrients such as potassium, magnesium, fiber and more. It improves the kidney and digestive system as well.
- 2 cup Mango, chopped
- ½ cup Smoothie
- 1 tbsp Sugar/honey
- 5-6 Ice cubes
- ½ cup Mango, cubes for garnish
- Few mint leaves
Take a mixer jar and add in all the ingredients. Blend till achieves a smooth consistency. Pour it in a glass and garnish with mango pieces and serve cold.
Speaking of Mangoes, they are high-fiber and high-antioxidant food. This fruit is also loaded with minerals and vitamins and help to improve digestion thus leading to the removal of toxins.
Aloe water with Lime Detox
- 2 tbsp Aloe vera pulp; wash and cut into cubes
- ½ tbsp Lime juice
- 1 tsp Honey
- 1 Glass water
- 2-3 Ice cubes
Take aloe vera pulp and lemon juice in a mixer jar and give it a nice blend. Pour in a glass and add honey and mix. Pour water over it and top with ice cubes. Mix and serve chilled.
Aloe is also one of the best food items to cleanse the body of unwanted stuff, bacteria, and undigested foods, which in turn aids in improving your gut health. For the unversed, aloe vera has 200 active components and the same helps to cleanse the body. On the other hand, Lime, as we all know, is one of the natural medicine we have.
Apple Cinnamon Detox Water
- 1 Ltr water (filtered)
- 4 Apples
- 6 Cinnamon Sticks
Bring water to boil and then reduce heat to simmer. Slice the apples. Try to slice them as thin as possible. Add apples and cinnamon sticks to your simmering water. Simmer 15 minutes. Let it get cool. Strain water into a glass pitcher. Refrigerate and drink.
Talking about apples, the same are rich in vitamins, fiber and minerals. The phytochemical and pectin helps to remove unwanted stuff, food additives and metals from our body. Cinnamon is another vital food item which is full of antioxidants thus helping to get rid of toxins and fats.