DIY Detox Drinks
Detoxing with various beverages is a great way to help give your body the nutrients it’s really craving, and can give your digestive system a break from having to break down and digest food. The liver is the most important detoxifying organ in the body, so it only makes sense to drink fruits and vegetables to help it function at its best.
Green tea, mango and pineapple smoothie: Brew the tea first and then blend it all together and you are left with a tropical tasting blast of antioxidants that will be of great help to your body.
Pomegranate pineapple lemon juice: Pomegranate contains more antioxidants than green tea, the pineapple adds some sweetness and extra vitamins, the lemon will help rev up your metabolism and balance out the sweet flavors.
Love your greens: With cucumber and spinach rich in phytonutrients, your body will be hydrated and several organs will benefit from this concoction. The added lemon will help the greens taste better.
Dream water: This is basically different cleansing fruits and vegetables soaking in water. The nutritional aspects of these ingredients will be absorbed by the water, let it stand overnight for best results.
Red and green cocktail: Mix kale with pomegranates, this will help fight free radicals, provides fiber, protein and phytochemicals. You can also add cranberries with a pear for added sweetness and mint leaves will give it a fresh taste.
Rainbow veggie juice: Tomatoes, peppers, carrots, lemon, celery, parsley, romaine and cilantro, it does not look like a rainbow once you have blended it all together but this is a great way to group your daily allowance of veggies into one yummy juice.
Citrus and green tea smoothie: Citrus fruits add vitamins, green tea adds antioxidants, sneaking in a banana for potassium and fiber and Greek yoghurt for protein will give it a smooth texture and added sweetness.
Spicy green juice: Spinach, cucumber and ginger will give your body a cleansing effect, this drink can also be used as a pick-me-up drink you are feeling fatigued.
Grapefruit sunrise smoothie: Avocado, banana, strawberry, orange juice and grapefruit juice makes this smoothie a vitamin and mineral rich super drink. You can add honey for added sweetness.
Blueberry fruit smoothie: Blueberries, bananas and cranberry juice makes this an antioxidant, fiber and potassium rich power drink and can even be used to treat a urinary tract infection.
Orange surprise: Carrots, the powerful benefits that are in the celery, the goodness of apple and some lime for a citrus twist pulls this drink together. These foods are known to help cleanse the body and that’s why this drink is great for detoxing.
Beet and carrot smoothie: Adding a lot of antioxidant rich foods such as beet, green tea, carrot and grapes makes this drink a great option for detoxing. It is rich in antioxidants, has anti-aging and cancer preventing properties, it is rich in vitamin C and antioxidants.
Low carb green smoothie: Wheat grass is super good for you and has tons of detox features to it; add spinach, honey, almond butter and coconut water to add up the taste factor.
Honey ginger and lemon: These all work together in harmony with their wholesome properties and help take care of the toxins in your body.
Detoxing is a great way to cleanse your body from the inside out.