16 Foods That Cleanse Mind And Body

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Do you know the fact that the body and mind are interconnected and they influence each other? Yes, a healthy body allows your mind to be healthy.

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If your body is toxic then your mind finds it tough to stay positive. And when you eat fresh foods that cleanse your system, your mind will naturally feel fresh too.

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Make it a daily practice to fill your plate with fresh vegetables and gradually you will observe a feeling of freshness from within. Read on to know about certain foods that cleanse both body and mind.

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Grapefruit

Your liver will gear up to flush toxins if you help it with grapefruit juice. You will feel fresh after a few hours.

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Garlic

Garlic is one super food whose name is so popular in all health circles. It helps both your liver and immunity in many ways.

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Ginger

Ginger is more a medicine than a food. It can even prevent fatty liver if you consume ginger tea regularly.

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Cabbage

Cabbage has more benefits than just cleansing your system. Enjoy cabbage juice when you wish to help your liver.

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Dandelions

In olden days, dandelion was a remedy to cleanse the liver. Enjoy its tea occasionally.

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Beet

Beetroots play an important role in seeing toxins out of your system even if you include small slices of them in your daily salad. And yes, they fight free radicals and some types of cancer cells too.

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Broccoli

Broccoli helps the liver in breaking down toxins so that your body can eliminate them faster. You can either cook it or drink its juice, to enjoy its benefits.

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Artichokes

They help your liver work well and this will ultimately allow your body to eliminate toxins well. It also offers potassium, folate, magnesium, protein and fibre to your body.

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Avocados

When consumed in moderation, avocadoes also help with their contribution of fibre. Eat them occasionally or on your detox days.

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Turmeric

Turmeric has many medicinal qualities. It is also anti-inflammatory agent that cleanses toxins too. Add it to a cup of milk every day.

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Asparagus

It is a good detoxifying food that also protects your heart and prevents some types of cancer. It also contains anti-inflammatory properties.

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Lemons

Lemon juice is one of the best detoxifying drinks if consumed in the morning. It also eases digestion and also offers vitamin C.

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Olive Oil

Olive oil when added to salads can work like a good detoxifying agent. It is said to prevent gall stones too.

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Kale

Kale contains both anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds and that's why it is among the best cleansing foods.

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Green Tea

Even green tea contains anti-oxidants that combat free radicals. Enjoy one cup a day.

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Lemongrass

Lemon grass is good for kidneys, liver and your bladder too. Use it as tea and your digestion also gets better.

Story first published: Friday, September 23, 2016, 12:45 [IST]
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