facebook-icon instagram-icon twitter-icon pinterest-icon google-plus-icon youtube-icon

My 5 Favourite Detox Foods

After the holidays a lot of people ask me what my favourite detox foods are, so I thought I would share my top 5 list with you.

These are foods that I personally include in my diet in order to facilitate detoxification in my body:

Artichoke

arti

Great for heart health and muscle function. Increases bile production in the liver and has a diuretic effect on the kidneys.

Broccoli

broc

Contains sulphorophanes, indole 3 carbinol and D-glucarate which have a specific effect on detoxification. Sprouts contain 20 times more sulphorophanes than the rest of the plant.

Beetroot

beet

Loaded with vitamins and minerals necessary to promote detox and elimination of toxins. Beetroot also supports galbladder health.

Lemons

lemon

Lemon water is alkalinising and stimulates the release of enzymes converting toxins into water soluble forms.

Garlic

garlic

Garlic is a powerful natural anti-biotic and is an important sulphuric compound essential for detoxification.

These foods are an easy way to help your body detoxify. One can of course also follow a detox programme that has been designed for you as individual by a professional. Whichever route you decide to follow, remember that we live in a toxic environment and need to supply our bodies with enough tools to cleanse.

Click here to view our detox products

Article by Dr Craige Golding

Practice information:
97 Central Street
Houghton Estate
Johannesburg

Tel: 011 058 7600

Source

Share

Tags: , , ,

Leave a comment

Follow Us On Instagram

  • πŸŽ‰ GIVEAWAY: WIN 1 of 3 MASSIVE WORLDWIDE LUXURY RETREATS🏝
.
🏝Together with @berrycocobymina &  @nefelinineretreats, We are giving away 3 days of Luxury Wellness and Fitness Retreats to you in Three different Countries! (πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦πŸ‡¬πŸ‡·πŸ‡¨πŸ‡Ύ)
β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”-β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”-
🏝RETREATS that you can WIN in this GIVEAWAY:
β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”-β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”-
πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦: SOUTH AFRICA:
β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”-β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”-
β€œRejuvenate and Relax Luxury one day Retreat in the Cape Winelands curated by @liferetreat_ ” consisting of:
.
(1) Yoga/ movement class to start the day off @liferetreatstudio ;
.
(2) Full Body Massage @wellnessinthewinelands ;
.
(3) Lunch at the world renowned @millhousekitchen ;
.
(3) A visit to the @artcuratorsa ;
.
(4) Wine and chocolate Pairing @lourensford Cellar;
.
(5) A small gift from the @lifestyleshopsa ;
β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”-β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”-
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡·:GREECE:
β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”-β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”-
β€œOne Day Luxury Fitness Retreat with @nefelinineretreats ”
.
-> in The Ancient Marathon area of Athens consisting of:
.
(1) a guided 2.5 hour nature hike with scents, sounds and gorgeous views;
.
(2) open air Ancient Greek Marble Museum tour;
.
(2) a lavish Mediterranean lunch inspired by the healthy Blue Zones of Greece.
β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”-β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”-
πŸ‡¨πŸ‡Ύ: CYPRUS:
β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”-β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”-
β€œLuxury Island Retreat for you and one friend with @berrycocobymina:
.
(1) a Hike in the Mountains of Troodos, or to the Blue Bays of Cavo Greco Park;
.
(2) followed by a seaside Mediterranean inspired Picnic;
.
(3) Consultation with Mina of @berrycocobymina who will also give you a free detox guide and health consultation and a foodie gift!
.
β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”-β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”-β€”
🏝HOW TO ENTER:
.
1. Follow @nefelinineretreats @berrycocobymina and  @liferetreat_ on Instagram;
.
2. Comment below the name of 5 friends and the country/countries you want to win the retreat in!
.
3. You can enter as many times as you want as long as you don’t tag the same people;
.
4. BONUS ENTRY: double your entries by sharing this picture on your story and be entered into the giveaway for a Yoga Mat from @liferetreat_ !
.
πŸŽ‰πŸWinners will be announced on 17 MAY 2019!!
.
.
.
#luxuryretreat #fitness #fitnessretreats #giveaway #health #heAlthblog #yoga #hiking #hike #capetown #greece #cyprus #healthygirl #fitnessgirl #fitgi
  • πŸ’¦πŸΈ
  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY & VALENTINES to you my gorgeous man! 😍 Everyday is an absolute adventure with you πŸŽ‰πŸ’›πŸŽ‚πŸŽ #AllMine #ValentinesDay #BirthdayBoy

Life Retreat

You have successfully subscribed to our mail list.

Too many subscribe attempts for this email address

Keep Up To Date With Our News & Views

Sign up to receive our newsletter for free!

* indicates required