If you tend to overeat or eat too much junk food, it can make you feel bloated and unhealthy. And unless you detoxify your body, even switching to a healthy diet or exercising won’t help you feel better. Detoxification can also help with weight loss, so if you have hit a plateau, it could be because you need to get rid of toxins for better weight control. Here are 5 detox foods that you should include in your diet to see the difference:
* Green tea:Green tea as well as matcha tea are known to promote detoxification. Green tea contains antioxidants and boosts the performance of the liver. Matcha is high in a catechin which can help fight cancer. It also prevents heart disease, type 2 diabetes and aids in weight loss.
* Cabbage: Cabbages contain the chemical sulforaphane, which helps the body fight against toxins, as well as the antioxidant glutathione which boosts liver function. In its fermented form as sauerkraut, it contains beneficial bacteria that promotes bowel function and aids digestion.
* Beetroot: They have a good amount of fibre that boost production of antioxidant enzymes in the liver and can help the liver and gallbladder eliminate excess bile. Beetroot contains nutrients like magnesium, iron, and vitamin C as well.