Naturopathy is a natural medicine that many doctors look upon as it promotes the removal of toxins and waste from the body thus keeping optimal health.
The presence of toxins and waste in the body can cause great harm if they are not removed regularly and efficiently.
There are two types of toxins present in our body, the ones that are generated inside our body and the ones that come externally from the environment.
The internal toxins are being accumulated in the body as a result of the type of lifestyle you have. Here are some of the factors accountable for their build-up in the body:
- Digestive disorders and high intake of food
- The body’s metabolic activity referring to the various interactions within the cells
- Food degradation
The external toxins enter the body without any particular function and the body system needs more energy and time to remove them. They can harm the body and impede the proper body functions. Here are the sources that come externally:
- Passive or active smoking
- The presence of chemical ingredients in foods
- Fruits and vegetables packed with pesticides
- The emulsifying chemicals found in cosmetics and care products
No matter of the type of toxin the body tries to remove them from via the 5 detox organs like the liver, kidneys, lungs, intestines, and skin. A body that is overwhelmed with toxins is being affected by free radicals which are accountable for the onset of many diseases.
Fortunately, there are foods that can purify the body from the presence of toxins, and in this article we shall present their combination which will detox your body and thus improve the general health and well-being.
A Recipe of a Detox Drink
For optimal effects, make sure to use only ingredients with organic origin.
- 1 lemon
- 1 apple
- 1 teaspoon of fresh ginger
- 2 cups of water
Chop the apple and ginger. Juice out the lemon and add it in a blender along with the apple, ginger and water. Blend till you obtain smooth texture. Prior consumption, make certain to shake it properly. Consume it every morning for a week and thus prep your body for a new healthy diet.
The benefits of the used ingredients:
This citrus fruit is packed with fiber, including the soluble pectin. This fiber keeps the intestinal flora and allows better absorption of nutrients. Plus, it supports the synthesis of intestinal hormones vital to the role of digestive organs like the liver. Lemon is really high in citric acid that helps in limiting calcium deposits which are the key reason for the formation of kidney stones. If your kidneys are at their optimal health the performance of toxin removal will be at its best and thus protect your overall health. In addition to all this, lemon reveals strong antioxidant effect that easily fights off the harmful effects of the free radicals.
This fruits has in its content antioxidants like polyphenols that have the ability to battle against the free radicals. These molecules can damage the body and cause cell aging.
This root keeps the body’s intestinal flora and facilitates good digestion by improving the activity of digestive enzymes that help in effective degradation of fat. Ginger also contains antioxidants like the gingerol that can neutralize the damaging effects of the free radicals and protect the cardiovascular system from many diseases.
Lemon should not be used in cases of citrus allergies, burns or stomach ulcers.
After the consumption of this drink you should not brush your teeth as it can damage your tooth enamel.