The presence of toxins is everywhere around us starting from the air we breathe in, the food we eat, and the various products we use. Toxins can be very harmful for our body if they are not eliminated leading to the occurrence of various health issues. Therefore, we need to take some precautions and that we can achieve if we clean our colon regularly. If we clean our body from the toxins we shall initiate better weight loss process. There are natural recipes that are very efficient in toxin removal like the one that we are about to present to you.
A Recipe of Pineapple and Cucumber Juice
The use of this recipe will help in the colon cleanse and that can be achieved in one week. In this way you will help the body in the removal of toxins as from time to time it needs our help. The human body has its own systems that can remove the toxins from the body but the introduction of certain food ingredients can boost their functions.
The intake of certain fruits and vegetables can help in the removal of waste, stimulate weight loss, and better the general health and well-being. The recipe of this natural juice is based on fruits rich in antioxidants that can efficiently clean the colon, better the digestion and at the same time contribute to weight loss.
- Half a cucumber
- 1 apple (red or green)
- 1 orange (juiced)
- A slice of pineapple
- 1 glass of water
- Aloe-Vera gel, obtained from half a leaf
***For its extraction use a knife and then cut the edges of the leaf and divide it in half. Next, carefully slide the knife along the bottom edge of the skin over the entire length of the leaf in order to obtain as much gel as possible.
Start with washing the cucumber and apple, and then cut them into small pieces and place them in a blender along with the other ingredients including the water. Blend everything nicely till you obtain a smooth texture.
Consume this beverage on an empty stomach, two times a day, in the morning and in the afternoon.
Make sure to drink at least 8 glasses of water during the day and after a week of this regime you will experience improvements and feel much better. Not to mention the fact that you will start to lose weight.
The Benefits of the Used Ingredients
This watery veggie is packed with antioxidants like flavonoids and tannins. These substances fight off free radicals and thus protect the body from developing chronic diseases.
This fruit is very delicious, but low in calories, that helps with the weight loss. Additionally, it is high in vitamin C and manganese offering 131% of the daily intake of vitamin C and 76% of manganese. Vitamin C helps with the bioavailability of iron, the growth and development of the body and boosts the immune system. On the other hand, the content of manganese shows strong antioxidant effect, promotes growth, and maintains a healthy metabolism.
This famous juice is packed with antioxidants like carotenoids, flavonoids and ascorbic acid. Plus, it is highly concentrated with vitamin C, a potent antioxidant that enhances the work of the immune system.
Apples offer the needed fiber and nutrients for the overall health of the body. The content of fiber is beneficial for the good bacteria in the body that can protect against obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
This magnificent plant is also high in antioxidants, and in its content there are valuable vitamins and minerals, including vitamins B, C, E and folic acid. Additionally, it contains enzymes that break down sugars and fats and keep good digestion.
Note: this plant is not advised for pregnant or breastfeeding women and for people with hemorrhoids, appendicitis, intestinal obstruction or chronic inflammation of the intestines. Children under 12 years of age should not use this plant as well.
Antioxidants versus Toxins
A diet that is high in antioxidants can be of great assistance for the body in the battle against oxidative stress caused by free radicals and other toxins, accountable for the occurrence of many diseases. Therefore, we recommend introducing foods into your diet that contain the following antioxidants: vitamins A, C, and E, selenium, lycopene, lutein and zeaxanthin.
According to the findings of a Norwegian research vegetables, fruits, berries, spices, nuts, cocoa, coffee and green tea are foods with highest amount of antioxidants.