Going for a detox. Need some handy recipes. Check out some easy recipes below.
- CUCUMBER LEMON DETOX WATER:
Slice 2 small or one medium cucumber and one lemon and mix it with about eight cups of water. Add ten to twelve mint leaves in a large pitcher and allow it to steep in the fridge overnight. This is a really tasty drink with many detoxing benefits.
- DETOX JUICE:
In a Blender add 1 tomato, ½ beetroot and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Add 2 ice cubes and serve. Lemon is an excellent fat burner.Beetroots are a great source of fiber, folate (vitamin B9), manganese, potassium, iron and vitamin C. tomatoes contains very good levels of vitamin A, and flavonoid anti-oxidants such as a and ß-carotenes, xanthins and lutein.
- GREEN DETOX SMOOTHIE:
Add 30 grams of spinach,celery and broccoli in a juicer and blend it thoroughly . serve it cold. Spinach is packed with vitamin K,vitamin C and fiber which will help to cleanse the body. Celery helps in removal of uric acid from the body, Glucoraphanin, gluconasturtiian, and glucobrassicin are 3 glucosinolate phytonutrients found in a special combination in broccoli. This dynamic trio is able to support all steps in body’s detox process, including activation, neutralization, and elimination of unwanted contaminants.
- CARROT GINGER DETOX SOUP:
Sautee 50 grams onion and 1 inch ginger in ½ tsp olive oil until translucent and then add 100 grams carrots and 100 grams of cabbage cook for about 5 minutes. Add vegetable stock, cumin powder and simmer for about 45 minutes to an hour until carrot is very soft. add salt and pepper to taste.Carrots make a great detox choice because of the beta-Carotene they contain. This gets converted to Vitamin A by the body, and acts as a powerful antioxidant to battle free radicals and flush out toxic This soup adds onion, cumin and ginger to make it even more powerful.
- DETOX SALAD:
To make an anti- oxidant packed detox salad, add red cabbage, avocado, pomegranate and sprouts in a bowl. Garnish them with flavor enhancers like red bell pepper, celery, cilantro and ginger. Add some walnuts and sesame seeds to it. Mix all this ingredients in a bowl and serve.
- LEMON PUDINA DETOX JUICE:
Add 15 grams of pudina leaves and ½ inch of ginger to 30ml of fresh Lemon juice blend it and serve with 2 ice cubes.. The menthol present in pudina helps the enzymes necessary for digestion and it is packed with antioxidants.
While the above article guides you to eating healthier, there is no substitute for customized professional advice given by a qualified nutritionist. We urge you to speak to your personal dietician or if you need help, contact a nutritionist at Qua Nutrition.
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