Detoxification is a process where your body cleans, transforms and throws away all the toxins out of your body. Detoxification nourishes your body and helps you to get rid of all toxins, which are present in your body due to food adulteration, smoking, pollution and other environmental factors. There are several supplements and products in the market, which aid the process of detoxification of your body. However, you can easily detoxify your body naturally by switching to organic and healthy diet and making the following lifestyle changes.
12Maintain healthy diet
Most of the toxins in your body enter through chemically infused foods or food adulteration. Hence, if you want to detoxify your body you need to cut off toxin causing foods such as cold storage items, dairy, caffeine, gluten etc. that may lead to inflammation in your body. Also, try to cut out high sugar, salt and other processed foods that can generate toxin in your body.
11Say no to alcohol and smoking
Alcohol damages your liver by causing inflammation and building up fat in it due to which the liver cannot function normally. One of the major tasks that your liver performs is removal of toxins! Hence, through alcohol consumption your body may fail to do so. Smoking damages your lungs and deposits toxins like lead and nicotine in your body.
10Increase your water intake
Other than quenching your thirst, water performs various other vital tasks in your body such as digestion, maintaining body temperature, detoxification etc…Water helps to remove the toxins in your body through urination as sweating. Hence, drink at least 2-3 litres of water every day.
The key ingredient to achieve a healthy body is exercising. In order to eliminate the toxins out of your body follow an exercise regime such as cardio, workouts, hot yoga, Zumba etc., till you sweat. Detoxification here is trough sweat and breath.
8Get quality sleep
For the process of detoxification, many of you may take sleep lightly but a sound sleep is necessary for removal of toxins and maintaining healthy body. When you sleep, your body removes toxins accumulated throughout the entire day, recharges and reorganises itself. Sleep deprivation can hamper this natural process of detoxification hence 6-8 hours of sleep is compulsory.
7Increase intake of antioxidant rich food
Food, which is rich in antioxidants guards your cells from being damaged through free radicals. Further, this free radicals damage can lead to fatal disease like cancer, heart disease and asthma. Hence, always include nuts, fruits, berries and green tea in your diet and absorb maximum amount of antioxidants.
6Try body scrub or dry brush
Your skin is also a part of your body and is responsible for elimination of 10-15 % of body toxins; hence maintain health skin is equally important. Try doing simple foot spa or dry brush your whole body starting from your arm followed by a warm bath. This will remove all the dead cells and rejuvenate your skin.
Hydrotherapy relaxes your body and throws the toxins out of your body through sweat and heat generation. Take shower with very hot water for 5 minutes and allow the water to run on your back. Follow it with cold-water bath for 30 seconds and repeat the process thrice. Go to bed and have a sound sleep after hydrotherapy.
4Eat prebiotics rich food
Prebiotics helps to maintain good gut health. Gut health it very important for excretion and detoxification and intestine health. Include bananas, oats, onions, garlic etc., to enrich your body with prebiotics and ease the detoxification process.
3Make use of natural ingredients for cleaning
Soaps and dishwashing liquids can leave its remains on your plates and other utensils and through it; toxins can enter your body. Hence rather than using chemical washing agents use natural ingredients like baking soda, lemon, vinegar, Sapindus, etc…
2Use herbal body care products
All the cosmetics, creams, bodywash, deodorants etc., available in the market contain many harmful chemicals, which can easily enter your body and lead to accumulation of toxins in it. Hence, for complete detoxification replace chemical beauty and body care products with herbal products or natural ingredients.
1Switch to organic food and avoid eating stale food
All the vegetables and fruits available in the market are sprayed with pesticides and other chemicals, which do not go completely even after washing. Hence, switch to organic food to avoid toxins enter your body. Also, do not eat stale food from the fridge as it also has certain bacteria, which are not good for health.